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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 451781, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/451781
Clinical Study

Bone Marrow Stem Cells Added to a Hydroxyapatite Scaffold Result in Better Outcomes after Surgical Treatment of Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures

1Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Hernani Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal
2Hospital S. Joao, Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal
3CEMUC, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Rua Doutor Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Kaufman building suite 1011, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Received 13 March 2014; Revised 21 April 2014; Accepted 22 April 2014; Published 14 May 2014

Academic Editor: Sergey V. Dorozhkin

Copyright © 2014 Joao Torres et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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