Improved articular cartilage repair with combined stem cell and hyaluronic acid injection
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OrthoEvidence. Improved articular cartilage repair with combined stem cell and hyaluronic acid injection. ACE Report. 2013;2(5):50. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4927
Articular cartilage regeneration with autologous peripheral blood stem cells versus hyaluronic acid: a randomized controlled trialArthroscopy. 2013 Apr;29(4):684-94. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2012.12.008. Epub 2013 Feb 4
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50 patients with degenerative chondral lesions of the knee cartilage were randomized to determine the effect of stem cells on cartilage repair. Following arthroscopic drilling, patients received hyaluronic acid injections either with or without peripheral blood stem cells, and were evaluated after 18 months. MRI findings at 18 months suggested improved repair in patients treated with the combined ...
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