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Computer-assisted versus fluoroscopy-guided stem cell injection for osteonecrosis of the hip

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August 2018

Computer-assisted versus fluoroscopy-guided stem cell injection for osteonecrosis of the hip

Vol: 7| Issue: 8| Number:9| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Stem cell therapy in bilateral osteonecrosis: computer-assisted surgery versus conventional fluoroscopic technique on the contralateral side

Int Orthop. 2018 Jul;42(7):1593-1598. doi: 10.1007/s00264-018-3953-4

Contributing Authors:
P Hernigou B Thiebaut V Housset C Bastard Y Homma Y Chaib CH Flouzat Lachaniette

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Synopsis

30 patients with bilateral osteonecrosis of the femoral head scheduled for core decompression with stem cell injection had one hip allocated to computer-assisted navigation and one hip allocated to traditional fluoroscopic guidance. Outcome measures included precision of trocar placement, including relative to the subchondral bone of the femoral head and to the center of the osteonecrotic zone, ra...

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