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HA-BMAC: The Surgical Technique, Pearls and Pitfalls

Katarzyna Herman, Vetri Kumar, Dawid Szwedowski, Luca Chierici, Alberto Gobbi

Volume 4 | Issue 1 | Jan – April 2019 | Page 34- 37


Author: Katarzyna Herman[1], Vetri Kumar[1], Dawid Szwedowski[1], Luca Chierici[1], Alberto Gobbi[1]

Orthopaedic Arthroscopic Surgery International (OASI) Bioresearch Foundation, Milan, Italy.

Address of Correspondence
Dr.Alberto Gobbi, MD
Orthopaedic Arthroscopic Surgery International (OASI) Bioresearch Foundation, Via G.A. Amadeo 24, 20133, Milan, Italy.
Email: gobbi@cartilagedoctor.it


Abstract

Articular cartilage is a highly specialized tissue with poor healing potential. Damage to the cartilage following an injury to the joint is prevalent which leads to osteoarthritis. More research is aimed towards tissue regeneration and prevention of degeneration. Efforts to repair and restore the hyaline like cartilage using two-stage procedures such as autologous chondrocyte implantation have led to the development of scaffolds. Bone marrow aspirate concentrate that contains multi potent stem cells which has the potential to differentiate into hyaline like cartilage along with the use of a scaffold is an effective, reliable and single-stage method of cartilage restoration


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How to Cite this article: Herman K, Kumar V, Szwedowski D, Chierici L, Gobbi A. HA-BMAC: The Surgical Technique, Pearls and Pitfalls . Asian Journal Arthroscopy. Jan-April 2019;4(1):34-37


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