Jan 14

Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) May Support Bone Decompression Therapy in the Treatment of Osteonecrosis

Osteonecrosis of the femoral head commonly affects patients between the age of 30 to 50 years and can lead to degeneration of the hip joint. A number of risk factors have been identified, including trauma to the hip joint, long-term use of corticosteroids, alcoholism, smoking, and more recently, organ transplantation, HIV infection, and autoimmune disease. 70-90% of cases regarding osteonecrosis of the femoral head have been reported to collapse with five years of a severe diagnosis, thus early-stage intervention is...