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Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

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August 2022

Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Vol: 282| Issue: 1| Number:5| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate Augmentation May Accelerate Allograft Ligamentization in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Double-Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial

Arthroscopy . 2022 Jul;38(7):2255-2264.

Contributing Authors:
B Forsythe J Chahla A Korrapati O Lavoie-Gagne E Forlenza CC Diaz CB Chung WC Bae BR Bach B Cole AB Yanke NN Verma

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Synopsis

Eighty patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) were randomized to receive either a bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC; n=40) or a standard ACLR procedure (n=40). The primary endpoint of this trial was magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) intensities at 3 and 9 months, postoperatively. Patient-reported outcomes such as the International Knee Documentation Committee (IKD...

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