Orthobiologics A Comprehensive Review of the Current Evidence and Use in Orthopedic Subspecialties.

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Summary of "Orthobiologics A Comprehensive Review of the Current Evidence and Use in Orthopedic Subspecialties."

Orthobiologics are organic and synthetic materials that are used in and outside of the operating room to augment both bone and soft tissue healing. The orthobiologics portfolio has vastly expanded over the years, and it has become imperative for orthopedic surgeons to understand the role and function of this new class of biologic adjuvants. This review will highlight key components and product groups that may be relevant for the practicing orthopedic surgeon in any subspecialty. This by no means is an extensive list of the available products but provides an important overview of the most highlighted products available in the market today. Those discussed include, bone void fillers, extracelluar matrix (ECM) products, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), bone morphogenetic protein-2 (BMP-2), bone marrow aspirate (BMA), bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC), and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). These are further categorized into their uses in several subspecialties including, traumatology, sports medicine, sports surgery, and spine surgery.


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Name: Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013)
ISSN: 2328-5273
Pages: 223-231


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