Effects of autologous adipose-derived regenerative stem cells administered at the time of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on knee function and graft healing.

Effects of autologous adipose-derived regenerative stem cells administered at the time of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on knee function and graft healing. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2019 Sep-Dec;27(3):2309499019867580 Authors: Alentorn-Geli E, Seijas R, Martínez-De la Torre A, Cuscó X, Steinbacher G, Álvarez-Díaz P, Barastegui D, Navarro J, Serra-Renom JM, Nishishinya B, Català J, Laiz P, García-Balletbó M, Cugat R Abstract PURPOSE: To compare the healing and clinical outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction between patients with or without intraoperative administration of adipose-derived regenerative stem cells (ADRC). METHODS: Between 2013 and 2014, the outcomes of 20 soccer players undergoing ACL reconstruction using bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft infiltrated with ADRC at the end of the procedure were compared to a historical, matched cohort of 19 soccer players undergoing the same procedure without ADRC. Outcomes were obtained at baseline, and 6 and 12 months postop for IKDC (International Knee Documentation Committee), Lysholm, and Lequesne, and at 2, 4, 6, and 12 months postop for VAS (visual analogue scale) for pain and graft maturation to evaluate the ligamentization process (magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based). RESULTS: Both groups significantly improved the IKDC (p
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) Source Type: research

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