Current Research on PRP and Stem Cells Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by Chris Jones, MD No Comments REFERENCES: Presented below is a sample of the research that has been done on these regenerative medicine techniques. Can platelet-rich plasma enhance tendon repair? A cell culture study. A retrospective comparison of the management of recalcitrant lateral elbow tendinosis: platelet-rich plasma injections versus surgery. PRP and Articular Cartilage: A Clinical Update. Platelet-rich plasma: why intra-articular? A systematic review of preclinical studies and clinical evidence on PRP for joint degeneration. Platelet-rich plasma intra-articular injection versus hyaluronic acid viscosupplementation as treatments for cartilage pathology: from early degeneration to osteoarthritis. Platelet-rich plasma: intra-articular knee injections produced favorable results on degenerative cartilage lesions. Does platelet-rich plasma enhance microfracture treatment for chronic focal chondral defects? An in-vivo study performed in a rat model. The treatment of chondral lesions of the knee with the microfracture technique and platelet-rich plasma. Isolation of amniotic stem cell lines with potential for therapy Stem cells derived from amniotic fluid: new potentials in regenerative medicine. Amniotic fluid stem cells: a promising therapeutic resource for cell-based regenerative therapy. Amniotic membrane transplant for articular cartilage repair: an experimental study in sheep. The effects of staged intra-articular injection of cultured autologous mesenchymal stromal cells on the repair of damaged cartilage: a pilot study in caprine model. A preliminary study comparing the use of allogenic chondrogenic pre-differentiated and undifferentiated mesenchymal stem cells for the repair of full thickness articular cartilage defects in rabbits. Amniotic fluid stem cells and their application in cell-based tissue regeneration.