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hip
BMC Treated Allograft

BMC Supercharges Allograft for Better Outcomes in Hips with Swiss Cheese-like Holes

In the previous post, I reviewed results reported by Dr. Philippe Hernigou about the significant loss of MSCs and satellite cells (the stem cell in the muscles) from the tissue of patients who had received a certain kind of implant liner in their primary total hip replacement. The publication showed that patients with the largest...
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Bone Marrow Depot and Hip Replacement

The Importance of Healthy Bone Marrow Depots in Hip Replacement Patients

One of the important lessons embedded in the clinical results Dr. Philippe Hernigou has published in a dozen or so papers on the benefits of using bone marrow concentrate (BMC) in treating orthopedic pathologies is that having a healthy bone marrow depot close to the site of pathology will aid in restoring/repairing the orthopedic injury....
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Avascular Necrosis

Hernigou Pioneered BMC Treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

In the last post,I reviewed the therapeutic benefit reported by Dr. Philippe Hernigou for using BMC to treat ankle non-unions in diabetic patients. I will move on in this post to cover Dr. Hernigou’s use of BMC in another bony pathology, namely avascular necrosis of the femoral head, also referred to as osteonecrosis of the...
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