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.