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ACE Report #4499
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Addition of bone marrow aspirate to TCP show no benefit in radiographic outcomes

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ultraporous B-Tricalcium Phosphate Alone or Combined with Bone Marrow Aspirate for Benign Cavitary Lesions: Comparison in a Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jan 16;95(2):158-66. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.K.00181

Contributing Authors: TA Damron J Lisle T Craig M Wade W Silbert H Cohen

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55 patients were randomized to evaluate the healing of cavity defects filled with ultraporous B-tricalcium phosphate (TCP) versus TCP and bone marrow aspirate (TCP/BM). Patients with a benign bone lesion received either TCP or TCP/BM and were assessed at 24 months. Results revealed that while significant improvements in radiographic parameters were reported in both groups, the addition of BM did n...

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