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Bone Marrow Buffy Coat vs B-tricalcium Phosphate Granules for Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

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August 2021

Bone Marrow Buffy Coat vs B-tricalcium Phosphate Granules for Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

Vol: 67| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Combining autologous bone marrow buffy coat and angioconductive bioceramic rod grafting with advanced core decompression improves short-term outcomes in early avascular necrosis of the femoral head: a prospective, randomized, comparative study

Stem Cell Res Ther. 2021 Jun 19;12(1): 354.

Contributing Authors:
Q Li W Liao G Fu J Liao R Zhang M Li Y Yang Y Ma M Zheng Q Zheng

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Synopsis

Forty-four patients (57 hips) with avascular necrosis of the femoral head were randomized to receive hip preservation surgery with advanced core decompression and angioconductive bioceramic rod grafting plus either bone marrow aspirated buffy coat (n=18; 24 hips) or beta-tricalcium phosphate granules (n=26; 33 hips). The primary outcome of interest was Harris Hip Scores (HHS) after surgery. The se...

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