Jan 20

TOBI Conference Papers Literature Review

The Influence of Naproxen on Biological Factors in Leukocyte-Rich PRP: A Prospective Study Chahla et al 2019 (NSAIDS) Leukocyte-Rich Platelet-Rich Plasma (LR-PRP) consists of blood plasma with higher concentrations of platelets and leukocytes than typically available in a normal blood draw, and is commonly used to treat musculoskeletal injuries through regenerative processes in the body.  Oftentimes, concentrations of platelets and leukocytes are highly variable in a given therapeutic sample, as well as the methods of preparing that biological product and...

Jan 5

TOBI Conference Papers Literature Review

Ortho-Biologics for Ligament Repair and Reconstruction Chahla et al. 2019 Over the past decade, the advancement in the use of orthobiologic therapies have evolved from stimulating the recovery process and restoring native or near-native tissue to incorporating symptom management. The most popular applications of biological modalities commonly treat acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries; and in some respects, they have served as adjuvants for conservative and surgical approaches to care. However, inconsistencies and limitations remain a challenge to documenting efficacious results...

Oct 21

Effect of Heparin on Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Check out this interesting study on the effect heparin on stem cells - could this and other new data effect protocols? Effect of heparin on the biological properties and molecular signature of human mesenchymal stem cells http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378111915012470 For the latest orthobiologics research and best practices from global field leaders, join us at TOBI 2016: The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) 7th Annual PRP & Regenerative Medicine Symposium with Workshops & Cadaver Labs (TOBI 2016) June 10-12, 2016 Wynn, Las Vegas, NV www.prpseminar.com TOBI 2016...