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rotator cuff
Health of Bone Marrow Depots

The Dynamics of Healthy Bone Marrow Depots

One theme of the last few posts on Dr. Philippe Hernigou’s pioneering use of BMC to treat soft and bony tissue pathologies has been the need to boost the bone marrow cellularity and/or its vitality. What? You haven’t caught on that the real objective of treating orthopedic pathologies is to make sure the adjacent bone...
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Intact Tendon

Fixing Rotator Cuff Tears with Bone Marrow Concentrate—Beating the Odds for an Intact Tendon at 10-Years – Part Two

In the previous post, I started reviewing a classic paper published by Dr. Philippe Hernigou and co-workers, entitled “Biological augmentation of rotator cuff repair with mesenchymal stem cells during arthroscopy improves healing and prevents further tears: a case-controlled study.” I will continue in this post by reporting on clinical outcomes from the study. Most importantly,...
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Rotator Cuff

Fixing Rotator Cuff Tears with Bone Marrow Concentrate—Beating the Odds for an Intact Tendon at 10-Years – Part One

Dr. Philippe Hernigou published a paper in 2014 entitled “Biological augmentation of rotator cuff repair with mesenchymal stem cells during arthroscopy improves healing and prevents further tears: a case-controlled study.” I selected this paper to start my review of Dr. Hernigou’s extensive clinical study series on BMC therapy for orthopedic pathologies in part because it has...
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