The entire September 2011 issue of Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine is dedicated to Platelet Rich Plasma. (PRP) Articles included in this issue discuss what is platelet rich plasma, how it is presently being used in the elbow, shoulder, and foot/ankle. Discussions about the basic science of PRP, its effects on cartilage and even the coding and reimbursement of PRP are outlined. Finally, a paper on the future of PRP and its impact on sports medicine is presented.
Elite PRP researchers including but not limited to: Lisa Fortier, Brian Cole (Editors), Scott Rodeo, Steven Arnoczky, James Bradley, Augustus D. Mazzocca, Anthony A. Romeo, Allan Mishra, Taco Gosens, Lew Schon, Tomasz Bielecki, and David M. Dohan Ehrenfest are among the authors.
This represents the latest information about PRP from the people who have been actively engaged in evaluating it scientifically.
To review the entire issue click here: Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine PRP Issue
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
"Offshoring of Medical Device and BioTech Industries" USA needs to figure out a way to invest in these vital areas.http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/09/why-silicon-valley-is-running-scared-from-health-care/245534/#.Tn1wThPtGF4.twitter
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Human Embryonic Stem Cell trial to Cure Blindness from genetic retinal disease to begin in London. UK Stem Cell Leaderhttp://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/da838c46-e511-11e0-9aa8-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1YhlhQuYo
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Intelligent T-Shirt monitors patients non-invasively. Simple way to gather vital data. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-09/ciuo-mpu091911.php
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Saturday, September 24, 2011
IBM's Watson Supercomputer teams with Wellpoints Blue Cross/Shield to "recommend" treatment options. Big Blue Brother!
Lasker Prize ($250k) awarded for malaria drug discovery based on ancient Chinese folk remedies and protein folding.
Cancer can shed its skin like a snake providing itself protection against chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Is the FDA Killing Innovation? The story of a non-invasive Melanoma Detection Device's Battle to Win Approval.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Chocolate Better than Stem Cells for Heart Disease? 37% lower risk of Heart Disease with High Chocolate Consumption.
164 Million Obese Americans by 2030 costing $66 Billion/year, leading to 8 mill. more Diabetics. Staggering Numbers
Stem Cells Developed from your Mouth Muscosa. A Simple, Innovative and Potentially Transformative Development.
Orthopedic Surgeons Question Rick Perry's Adipose Derived Stem Cell Treatment for his Back Pain.
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Cells Derived from Pluripotent Stem Cells Express Cancer Development Genes. Serious Implications for Clinical Use. Point of care autologous therapies such as PRP do NOT have these risks.
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