Aug 11

Ultrasound-Guided PRP injections for the Treatment of Recalcitrant Rotator Cuff Disease in Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury

In collaboration with the New Jersey Rehabilitation Institute, researchers at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation conducted a study to evaluate the effects of PRP injections to treat bilateral shoulder pain. TOBI Faculty, Dr. Gerard Malanga, worked with a team of researchers at the Derfner-Leiberman Laboratory for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research on this pilot study.  Six, wheelchair-bound men with a history of bilateral shoulder pain caused by rotator cuff disease, which failed to resolve after six months of prior treatment, participated in...

Oct 16

Validity of indirect Ultrasound Findings in Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Ruptures

Researchers at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia are concerned about the validity of physical examinations of ACL tears in acute care settings. This article investigates ultrasound findings in acute ACL ruptures, which have historically been poorly diagnosed in acute care settings, such as the emergency room. The significance of this evidence-based inquiry will off-set the high risk of further cartilage damage in misdiagnosed patients and expedite the return-to-play clearance in recovering athletes.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has long been the...

May 23

TOBI Faculty Publications: April 2017

Below is a resource of all April 2017 regenerative medicine publications authored by TOBI Speakers and Faculty, including alumni faculty. Each month, we compile a list with links and brief summaries of all new research and studies to keep TOBI community members informed and on the cutting edge of regenerative medicine research. Studies are listed alphabetically by TOBI Faculty names. If you are a TOBI Faculty member or alumni and would like your publications included in the TOBI monthly publications...