Uses in Spine Surgery
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Asser A. Sallam, Amr Sami Hussien and Oscar Garcia Casas
The use of autogenous bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) may offer
a nonsurgical treatment of lumbar degenerative disc disease. It can also be used to
enhance the cervical spine fusion. This chapter focuses on: the feasibility for using
BMAC in spine surgery, host factors that may affect the outcome, the local morbidity
of aspiration, and outcome after application of BMAC.
Bone Marrow, Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC), Spinal
surgery, Stem Cells.
Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Suez Canal University Hospitals, Ismailia, Egypt.