Published Studies

Published Studies

Orthopedic/Podiatric – Foot & Ankle

  • Barett, S, Growth Factors for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis?, Podiatry Today, 2004, 17:36-42
  • Coetzee, J, et al, The Use of Autologous Concentrated Growth Factors to Promote Syndesmosis Fusion in the Agility Total Ankle Replacement. A Preliminary Study, Foot & Ankle International, 2005; 26:840-846
  • Barrow, C, et al, Enhancement of Syndesmotic Fusion in Total Ankle Arthroplasty with the use of Autologous Platelet Concentrate, Foot & Ankle International, 2005; 26:458-461
  • Fox, H, et al, Autologous Platelet Concentrate (APC+); An Exciting and Effective New Modality for Foot and Ankle Surgeons, May 7, 2005
  • Bibo, C, et al, Union Rates Using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Alone and with Bone Graft in High-Risk Foot and Ankle Surgery Patients, Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, 2005; 14:17-22
  • Bielecki, T, et al, Percutaneous Injection of Autogenous Growth Factors in Patient with Nonunion of the Humerus. A Case Report, Journal of Orthopaedics, 2006; 3:e15

Orthopedic – Joints

  • Gardner, M, et al, The Efficacy of Autologous Platelet Gel in Pain Control and Blood Loss in Total Knee Arthroplasty, International Orthopaedics, July 1, 2006
  • Everts, P, et al, Platelet Gel and Fibrin Sealant Reduce Allogeneic Blood Transfusions in Total Knee Arthroplasty, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2006; 50:593-599
  • Klayman, M, et al, Autologous Platelet Concentrate and Vacuum-Assisted Closure Device Use in a Nonhealing Total Knee Replacement, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2006; 38:44-47
  • Floryan, K, et al, Intraoperative Use of Autologous Platelet-Rich and Platelet-Poor Plasma for Orthopedic Surgery Patients, AORN Journal, 2004; 80:688-674
  • Wrotniak, M, et al, Current Opinion About Using Platelet-Rich Gel in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Ortop Traumatol Rehabil, 2007; 9:227-238
  • Everts, P, et al, Autologous Platelet Gel and Fibrin Sealant Enhance the Efficacy of Total Knee Arthroplasty: Improved Range of Motion, Decreased Length of Stay and a Reduced Incidence of Arthrofibrosis, Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 2007; 15:888-894
  • Kazakos, K, et al, The Use of Autologous PRP Gel as an Aid in the Management of Acute Trauma Wounds, Injury – International Journal of the Care of the Injured, 2008; May
  • Lowery, G, et al, Use of Autologous Growth Factors in Lumbar Spinal Fusion, Bone, 1999; 25:47S-50S
  • Bose, B, et al, Bone Graft Gel: Autologous Growth Factors Used with Autograft Bone for Lumbar Spine Fusions, Advances in Therapy, 2002; 19:170-175
  • Hee, H, et al, Do Autologous Growth Factors Enhance Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion?, European Spine Journal, 2003; 12:400-407
  • Kurica K, et al; “Autologous Growth Factors and Resorbable Porous Ceramic Without Bone Graft for Instrumented Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion”, World Spine II Congress Podium Presentation, August, 2003
  • Walsh, W, et al, Spinal Fusion Using an Autologous Growth Factor Gel and Porous Resorbable Ceramic, European Spine Journal, 2004; 13:359-366
  • Jenis, L, et al, A Prospective Study of Autologous Growth Factors in Lumbar Interbody Fusion, The Spine Journal, 2006; 6:14-20
  • Akeda, K, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma Stimulates Porcine Articular Chondrocyte Proliferation and Matrix Biosynthesis, OsteoArthritis and Cartilage, 2006; 1-9
  • Akeda, K, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Stimulates the Extracellular Matrix Metabolism of Porcine Nucleus Pulposus and Anulus Fibrosus Cells Cultured in Alginate Beads, Spine, 2006; 9:959-966
  • Cillo, J, et al, Evaluation of Autologous Platelet-Poor Plasma Gel as a Hemostatic Adjunct After Posterior Iliac Crest Bone Harvest, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2007; 65:1734-1738
  • Tomoyasu, A, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma Stimulates Osteoblastic Differentiation in the Presence of BMPs, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 2007; 361:62-67
  • Menetrey, J, et al, Growth Factors Improve Muscle Healing In Vivo, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Br), 2000; 82-B:131-137
  • Aspenberg, P, P, et al, Platelet Concentrate Injection Improves Achilles Tendon Repair in Rats, Acta Orthop Scand, 2004; 1:93-99
  • Yasuda, K, et al, The Effect of Growth Factors on Biomechanical Properties of the Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2004, 32:870-880
  • Anitua, E, et al, Autologous Preparations Rich in Growth Factors Promote Proliferation and Induce VEGF and HGF Production by Human Tendon Cells in Culture, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2005, 23:281-286
  • Murray, M, et al, Use of a Collagen-Platelet Rich Plasma Scaffold to Stimulate Healing of a Central Defect in the Canine ACL, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2006, 24:820-830
  • Schnabel, L, et al, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Enhances Anabolic Gene Expression Patterns in Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Tendons, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2006
  • Sanchez, M, et al, Plasma Rich in Growth Factors to Treat Articular Cartilage Avulsion: A Case Report, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 2003, 1648-1652
  • Sanchez, M, et al, Application of Autologous Growth Factors on Skeletal Muscle Healing, 2nd World Congress on Regenerative Medicine Podium Presentation, May, 2005
  • Ventura, A, et al, Use of Growth Factors in ACL Surgery: Preliminary Study, Journal of Orthopaedic Traumatology, 2005, 6:76-79
  • Mishra, A, et al, Treatment of Chronic Elbow Tendinosis with Buffered Platelet-Rich Plasma, American Journal of Sports Medicine, May 30, 2006
  • W Weiler, A, et al, The Influence of Locally Applied Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB on Free Tendon Graft Remodeling after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2006; 32:881-891
  • Wu, W, et al, Autologous Injectable Tissue-Engineered Cartilage by Using Plate-Rich Plasma: Experimental Study in a Rabbit Model, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2007; 65:1951-1957
  • Murray, M, et al, Collagen-Platelet Rich Plasma Hydrogel Enhances Primary Repair of the Porcine Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2007, 25:81-91
  • Sanchez, M, et al, Comparison of Surgically Repaired Achilles Tendon Tears Using Platelet Rich Fibrin Matrices, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2007, 35:245-251
  • Tortland, P, Regenerative Injection Therapy, Valley Sports Physicians & Orthopedic Medicine, www.jockdoctors.com
  • Adelson, H, Platelet Rich Plasma for Treating Chronic Pain, The Chinese Association for the Study of Pain Podium Presentation, 2007, March 17
  • Zavadil, D, et al, Autologous Platelet Gel and Platelet Poor Plasma Reduce Pain with Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2007; 39:177-182
  • Schultheiss, H, Tendinoraphy in the Foot Utilizing Concentrated Autologous Platelet Grafting: Two Case Studies, 2007
  • Scarpone, M, Chronic Medial Collateral High-Grade Tear: Treatment with Autologous Platelet Concentrate Injection with Ultrasound Guidance: A Case Report, 2008
  • Scarpone, M, Non-Surgical Repair of High Grade Achilles Tendon Tear by Autologous Platelet Graft Placement: A Case Report, 2008
  • de Mos, M, et al, Can Platelet-Rich Plasma Enhance Tendon Repair? A Cell Culture Study, American Journal Sports Medicine, 2008


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