Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Platelet Rich Plasma Issue of Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine

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

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