Sep 14

TOBI Faculty & Alumni Publications: July – September 2016

July 2016, Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine The Use of Platelet-Rich and Platelet-Poor Plasma to Enhance Differentiation of Skeletal Myoblasts Implications for the Use of Autologous Blood Products for Muscle Regeneration TOBI Faculty Jason Dragoo of Stanford University Medical Center presented this research for the first time at TOBI 2016 before publishing it in the Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine. The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of non-neutrophil containing PRP (LP-PRP), modified LP-PRP (Mod LP-PRP) where TGF-β1 and myostatin (MSTN)...

Sep 13

TOBI Faculty Publications: Human Studies: Tendon/Ligament

SHOULDERJo CH, Kim JE, Yoon KS, Shin S. Platelet-Rich Plasma Stimulates Cell Proliferation and Enhances Matrix Gene Expression and Synthesis in Tenocytes From Human Rotator Cuff Tendons With Degenerative Tears. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Feb 23. [Abstract]Nickolas Garbis MD, Anthony A. Romeo MD, Geoffrey Van Thiel MD, MBA, Neil Ghodadra MD, Matthew T. Provencher MD, Brian J. Cole MD, MBA, Nikhil Verma MD Clinical Indications and Techniques for the Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma in the Shoulder Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has recently been a topic of significant interest in the orthopedic...

May 12

New in Vitro Study Compares PRP Formulations for Cartilage Healing

A recent study published by researchers out of the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna, Italy compared the effects of various PRP formulations on human chondrocytes in Vitro. Primary researchers include Dr. Elisaveta Kon, who is scheduled to lecture on “PRP for Cartilage Pathology” at the 2014 TOBI: The Orthobiologic Institute Regenerative Medicine Symposium in Las Vegas. The study compared PRP derived from blood samples of 10 patients, which was prepared in 3 different formulations: 1. (P-PRP) PRP with a relatively...