May 11

ON Foundation Grants – Articles on How Corona Affects Orthopedics

How does corona affect orthopedics? ON Foundation is awarding two 1'500 CHF Literature Grants for articles on the matter. Many of us are affected by the Corona Pandemic and work from home, not being able to practice and/or research as usual. ON Foundation therefore is offering three (3) open Literature Grants over 2'000 CHF mainly to cover open access publication fees. Your application does need to have a strong orthoregeneration aspect. Three (3) grants will be awarded. Application Deadline: May...

Mar 10

Vertebral Intraosseous Plasma Rich in Growth Factor (PRGF) Infiltrations as a Novel Strategy for the Treatment of Lumbar Pathology

TOBI Faculty, Dr. Kirchner and colleagues, have recently published their case presentation of a novel strategy for the treatment of degenerative low back pain in a recent issue of the Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Research.  A primary motivation to adopt minimally invasive cell-based therapies in the field of Orthobiologics to treat degenerative conditions of the spine led this team of researchers and clinicians to present the first reported case description of the utilization of Vertebral Interosseous and Intervertebral disc...

Mar 10

Leukocyte-rich PRP for Knee Osteoarthritis: Current Concepts. 

Osteoarthritis is one of the most debilitating degenerative conditions affecting more than a third of the population of active individuals over the age of 65. Upon onset of clinical manifestations, osteoarthritis (OA) may become increasingly destructive regarding disease progression with respect to the microenvironment. Investigations into the leukocyte concentration in PRP formulations and its effect on the healing process in OA has created some controversy in evidence-based practice. It is well known that the inflammatory phase is integral to the...