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Volume:5 Issue:4 Number:69 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8503
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Adipose-derived stem cells added to microfracture beneficial for knee cartilage lesions

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OrthoEvidence. Adipose-derived stem cells added to microfracture beneficial for knee cartilage lesions. ACE Report. 2016;5(4):69. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8503

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells With Microfracture Versus Microfracture Alone: 2-Year Follow-up of a Prospective Randomized Trial

Arthroscopy. 2016 Jan;32(1):97-109

Contributing Authors: YG Koh OR Kwon YS Kim YJ Choi DH Tak

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80 patients with symptomatic cartilage lesion of the knee were selected for inclusion. The purpose of this study was to determine how adipose-derived stem cells (ADSCs) with fibrin glue and microfracture compared to microfracture alone, in terms of clinical and radiological outcomes, for the treatment of knee cartilage defects. The results found that the patients receiving adipose-derived stem cel...

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