BMACAPC



Cardiovascular

Hollenbeak, C, et al, The Clinical and Economic Impact of Deep Chest Surgical Site Infections Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery, Chest, 2000; 118:397-402

Ridderstolpe, L, et al, Superficial and Deep Sternal Wound Complications: Incidence, Risk Factors and Mortality, European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2001; 20:1168-1175

Hollenbeak, C, et al, Nonrandom Selection and the Attributable Cost of Surgical-Site Infections, Infection Control, 2002; 23:177-182

Mogan, C, et al, Rationale of Platelet Gel to Augment Adaptive Remodeling of the Injured Heart, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2004; 36:191-196

National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System Report, American Journal Infection Control, 2004, 32:480-485

Mazzucco, L, et al, The Use of Autologous Platelet Gel to Treat Difficult-To-Heal Wounds: A Pilot Study, Transfusion, 2004; 44:1013-1018

Englert, S, et al, Autologous Platelet Gel Applications During Cardiovascular Surgery: Effect on Wound Healing, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2005; 37:148-152

Trowbridge, C, et al, Use of Platelet Gel and Its Effects on Infection in Cardiac Surgery, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2005; 37:381-386

Olsen, M, et al, Risk Factors for Leg Harvest Surgical Site Infections after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2003; 126:992-999

Vang, S, et al, Autologous Platelet Gel in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Effects on Surgical Wound Healing, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2007; 39:31-38

Associated Press, Medicare Won’t Pay for Hospital Mistakes, Washington Post, 2007; August 18

Smith, C, et al, Quality Assessment of Platelet Rich Plasma During Anti-Platelet Therapy, Perfusion, 2007; 22:41-50

Diez, C, et al, Risk Factors for Mediastinitis After Cardia Surgery - A Retrospective Analysis of 1700 Patients, Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2007; 2:23

Khalafi, R, et al, Topical Application of Autologous Blood Products During Surgical Closure Following a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, European Joural of Cardiochoracic Surgery, 2008; 04:026

Wehberg, K, et al, Intramyocardial Injection of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma Combined with Transmyocardial Revascularization, Western Thoracic Surgical Association Poster Presentation, 2008; June 28

Gunaydin, S, et al, Clinical Impact and Biomaterial Evaluation of Autologous Platelet Gel in Cardiac Surgery, Perfusion, 2008; 00:1-8

Craniofacial - ENT

Kerner, M, The use of Autlogous Platelet-Gel as an Intranasal Dressing in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, American Rhinology Podium Presentation, Sept, 2001

Kerner, M, Intranasal Sinus Surgery: Revision Sinus Surgery Using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Kerner, M, Craniofacial Surgery: Genioglossus Advancement Surgery Using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Pomerantz, J, et al, Platelet Gel for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Annuls of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, 2005, 114:699-704

Farrag, T, et al, Effect of Platelet Rich Plasma and Fibrin Sealant on Facial Nerve Regeneration in a Rat Model, Laryngoscope, 2007; 117:157-165

 

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Oral Surgery/Periodontology/Implant Surgery

Whitman, D, et al, Platelet Gel: An Autologous Alternative to Fibrin Glue with Applications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Journal Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 1997; 55:1294-1299.

Marx, R, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma - Growth Factor Enhancement for Bone Grafts, Oral Radiol Endod, 1998; 85:638-646

Fennis, J, et al, Mandibular Reconstruction: A Clinical and Radiographic Animal Study on the Use of Autogenous Scaffolds and Platelet-Rich Plasma, International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Implants, 2001; 31:281-286

Kim, S, et al, A Comparative Study of Osseointegation of Avana Implants in a Demineralized Freeze-Dried Bone Alone or with Platelet-Rich Plasma, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2002; 60:1018-1025

Carlson, N, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma: Clinical Applications in Dentistry, Journal of American Dental Assoc, 2002; 133:1383-1386

Camargo, P, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma and Bovine Porous Bone Mineral Combined with Guided Tissue Regeneration in the Treatment of Intrabody Defects in Humans, Journal Periodontal Restoration, 2002; 37:300-306

Zechner, W, et al, Influence of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Osseous Healing of Dental Implants: A Histologic and Histomorphometric Study in Minipigs, International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Implants, 2003; 18:15-22

Babbush, C, et al, An In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Autologous Platelet Concentrate in Oral Reconstruction, Implant Dentistry, 2003; 12:24-34

Lekovic, V, et al, Effectiveness of a Combination of Platelet-Rich Plasma, Bovine Porous Bone Mineral and Guided Tissue Regeneration in the Treatment of Mandibular Grade II Molar Furcations in Humans, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 2003; 30:746-751

Rodriguez, et al, Maxillary Sinus Augmentation with Deproteinated Bovine Bone and Platelet Rich Plasma with Simultaneous Insertion of Endosseous Implants, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2003; 61:157-163

Mancuso, J, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma: A Preliminary Report in Routine Impacted Mandibular Third Molar Surgery and the Prevention of Alveolar Osteitis, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2003; Supplement 1

Aghaloo, T, et al, Comparison of Allograft Materials with and without Platelet Rich Plasma, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2003; Supplement 1

Hanna, R, et al, Treatment of Intrabony Defects with Bovine-Derived Xenograft Alone and in Combination with Platelet-Rich Plasma: A Randomized Clinical Trial, Journal of Periodontology, 2004; 75:1668-1677

Steigmann, M, et al, A Comparative Study of Bilateral Sinus Lifts Performed with Platelet Rich Plasma Alone Versus Alloplastic Graft Material Reconstituted with Blood, Implant Dentistry, 2005; 14:261-266

Kassolis, J, et al, Evaluation of the Adjunctive Benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Subantral Sinus Augmentation, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 2005; 16:280-287

Mannai, C, Early Implant Loading in Severely Resorbed Maxilla Using Xenograft, Autograft, and Platelet-Rich Plasma in 97 Patients, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2006; 64:1420-1426

Kanno, T, Platelet-Rich Plasma Enhances Human Osteoblast-Like Cell Proliferation and Differentiation, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2005; 63:362-369

Lucarelli, E, Stromal Stem Cells and Platelet-Rich Plasma Improve Bone Allograft Integration, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 2005; 435:62-68

Nagai, M, et al, Effects of Application of Platelet Releasate in Periodontal Regeneration Therapy, International Journal Periodontics Restorative Dent, 2005; 25:571-583

Caridad, J, et al, Frontal Sinus Obliteration and Craniofacial Reconstruction with Platelet Rich Plasma in a Patient with Fibrous Dysplasia, International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2006; 35:88-91

Mannai, C, Early Implant Loading in Severely Resorbed Maxilla Using Xenograft, Autograft, and PRP in 97 Patients, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2006; 64:1420-1426

Rutkowski, J, et al, Inhibition of Alveolar Osteitis in Mandibular Tooth Extraction Sites Using Platelet-Rich Plasma, Journal of Oral Implantology, 2007; 33:116-121

Mish, C, Particulate Autologous Sinus Bone Grafts and Implant Insertion using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Misch, M, Distraction Osteogenesis and Ramus Onlay Bone Grafting using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriche Petrungaro, P, Enhancement of Acellular Dermal Matrix Grafts with Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Petrungaro, P, Using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) and Pepgen P-15 to Regenerate the Lost Periodontal Apparatus Following Advanced Periodontal Disease: Case 1- Case Review

Petrungaro, P, Using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) and Pepgen P-15 to Regenerate the Lost Periodontal Apparatus Following Advanced Periodontal Disease Case 2- Case Review

Petrungaro, P, Enhancement of Acellular Dermal Matrix Grafts with Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Petrungaro, P, Enhancing Connective Tissue Grafts Harvested for Root Coverage with Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Petrungaro, P, Treatment of the Infected Implant Site using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Petrungaro, P, Repairing Peri-implant Defects with Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+). Enhanced Graft Materials: Reducing Healing Time and Elimination of Conventional Regenerative Barriers - Case Review

Babbush, C, Maxillary Antroplasty using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Pikos, M, Vertical Augmentation of the Posterior Mandible with Mandibular Block Autografts using Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+) - Case Review

Nicholas Toscano, DDS, MS; and Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS, Surgical Considerations in the Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma, Compendium, April 2008—Volume 29, Number 3

 

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

Orthopedic - Spine

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

Orthopedic - Sports Medicine/Injection Therapy

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

Plastic and Reconstructive

Sclafani, A, et al, Modulation of Wound Response and Soft Tissue Ingrowth in Synthetic and Allogeneic Implants with Platelet Concentrate, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2005, 7:163-169

Welsh, William J., Autologous Platelet Gel- Clinical Function and Usage in Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology, July 2000; 13-18

Monteleone, K, et al, Wound Repair/Cosmetic Surgery: Healing Enhancement of Skin Graft Donor sites with Platelet Rich Plasma, 82nd American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Presentation, Sept, 2000

Abuzeni, P, et al, Enhancement of Autologous Fat Transplantation with Platelet Rich Plasma, The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, 2001; 18:59-70

Oliver, D, et al, A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Trial of the Use of Fibrin Sealant for Face Lifts, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2001, 108:2101-2105

Powell, D, et al, Recovery from Deep-Plane Rhytidectomy Following Unilateral Wound Treatment with Autologous Platelet Gel, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2001, 3:245-250

Man, D, et al, The Use of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma (Platelet Gel) and Autologous Platelet-Poor Plasma (Fibrin Glue) in Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2001; 107:229-239

Bhanot, S, et al, Current Applications of Platelet Gels in Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, 2002, 18:26-33

Clevens, R, Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma in Facial Plastic Surgery, 8th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery Podium Presentation, May, 2002

Adler, S, et al, Enhancing Wound Healing with Growth Factors, Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, 2002, 10:129-146

Jackson, R, Using Platelet-Rich Plasma to Promote Healing and Prevent Seroma Formation in Abdominoplasty Procedures, American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, 2003, 20:185-194

Alexander, R, Platelet Rich Plasma Offers Vast Fat Graft Benefits, Cosmetic Surgery Times, 2004

Sadati, K, et al, Platelet Rich Plasma Utilized to Promote Greater Graft Volume Retention in Autologous Fat Grafting, The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, 2006; 23:203-211

Brown, S, et al, Platelet Gel Sealant Use in Rhytidectomy, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2006, 118:1019-1025

Azzena, B, et al, Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma as an Adipocyte In Vivo Delivery System: Case Report, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2007

Becker, F, Utilization of Platelet Rich Plasma in Facial Cosmetic Procedures - Case Review

Clevens, R, Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma in Deep Plane Facelift - Case Review

Vascular

Saratzis, N, Non-Activated Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma for the Prevention of Inguinal Wound-Related Complications After Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology, 2008; 40:52-56

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Wound Care

Carter, C, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel Promotes Differentiation and Regeneration During Equine Wound Healing, Experimental and Molecular Pathology, 2003; 74:244-245

Glover, J., et al, A 4-Year Outcome-Based Retrospective Study of Wound Healing and Limb Salvage in Patients with Chronic Wounds, Advanced Wound Care, 1997, 10:33-38

Barett, S, A New Approach to Using Growth Factors in Wound Healing, Podiatry Today, 2003, 16:44-50

Friese, G, et al, Activated Autologous Platelet Concentrate (APC+): The New Perspective in Treatment of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers, 2nd World Union of Wound Healing Podium Presentation, July, 2004

Crovetti, G, et al, Platelet Gel for Healing Cutaneous Chronic Wounds, Transfusion and Apheresis Science, 2004; 30:145-151

Saldalamacchia, G, et al, A Controlled Study of the Use of Autologous Platelet Gel for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, 2004; 14:395-396

Knox, R, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma Combined with Skin Substitute for Chronic Wound Healing: A Case Report, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2006; 38:260-264

Friese, G, et al, The Use of Autologous Platelet Concentrate Activated by Autologous Thrombin is Effective and Safe in the Treatment of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers – A Randomized Controlled Study, The 5th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot Podium Presentation, 2007, May 11

Hom, D, et al, The Healing Effects of Autologous Platelet Gel on Acute Human Skin Wounds, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2007; 9:174-183

Barrett, S, Use of Autologous Platelet Grafting in the Treatment of a Diabetic Ulceration Sub 1st Metatarsalphalangeal Joint - Case Review

Barrett, S, Use of Autologous Platelet Grafting in the Treatment of a Diabetic Ulceration and Chronic Surgical Wound - Case Review

Barrett, S, Use of Autologous Platelet Grafting in the Treatment of a Chronic Wound Dehiscence - Case Review

PRP Systems

Lozada, J, et al, Greg, Platelet-Rich Plasma Application in Sinus Graft Surgery: Part I-Background and Processing Techniques, Journal of Oral Implantology, 2001; 27:38-42

Kevy, S. et al, In Vitro Evaluation of Platelets Collected with the Harvest SmartPreP/Symphony Platelet Concentrate System - Technical Report, 2001

Kevy, S., et al, Platelet Concentrate Preparation in the Office Setting: A Comparison of Manual and Automated Devices - Technical Report, July-Sept, 2001.

Kevy, S. et al, Platelet Concentrate Preparation in the Office Setting: A Comparison of Manual and Automated Devices - Technical Report, March, 2002

Stammers, A, et al, Establishment of a Quality Control Program for Platelet Gel Preparation: A Comparison of Four Commercial Devices, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Podium Presentation, March, 2004

Kevy, S, et al, Comparison of Methods for Point of Care Preparation of Autologous Platelet Gel, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2004, 36:28-35

Kevy, S, et al, Platelet Concentrate Preparation: A Comparison of the Smartprep 2 with the B.T.I. PRGF System - Technical Report, February 2008

Nauen, D, et al, Evaluation of Two Autologous Platelet Concentration Technologies, AMSECT Poster Presentation 2008; A16

Kevy, S, et al, Platelet Concentrate Preparation: A Comparison of the Harvest SmartPReP 2 with the Biomet GPS III, May, 2008

Related Applications

Korobelnik, J, et al, Autologous Platelet Concentrate as a Adjunct in Macular Hole Healing, Ophthalmology, 1996; 103:590-594.

Paques, M, et al, Effect of Autlogous Platelet Concentrate in Surgery for Idiopathic Macular Hole: Results of a Multicenter, Double-masked, Randomized Trail, Ophthalmology, 1999, 106:932-938

Gehring, S, et al, Preparation of Autologous Platelets for the Ophthalmologic Treatment of Macular Holes, Transfusion, 1999; 39:144-148

Brady, C, et al, Use of Autologous Platelet Gel in Bariatric Surgery, Journal of Extracorporeal Technology, 2006, 38:161-164

Fanning, J, et al, Phase I/II Prospective Trial of Autologous Platelet Tissue Graft in Gynecologic Surgery, Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 2007; 14:633-637

Related Articles

Herndon, D., et al, Growth Factors Local and Systemic, Archives of Surgery, 1993; 128:1227-1233

Slater, M, et al, Involvement of Platelets in Stimulating Osteogenic Activity, Journal of Orthopedic Research, 1995; 13:655-663

Gfatter, R, et al, The Mitosis of Fibroblasts in Cell Culture is Enhanced by Binding GP IIb-IIIa of Activated Platelets on Fibrinogen, Platelets, 2000; 11:204-214

Kevy, S, et al, Autologous Platelet Concentrate Enriched with Growth Factors (APC+): A More Bioactive Hemostatic Agent than Fibrin Glue, Medco Forum, April 2002

Lieberman, J, et al, The Role of Growth Factors in the Repair of Bone: Biology and Clinical Applications, Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2002; 84:1032-1044

Kanno, T, et al, Platelet-Rich Plasma Enhances Human Osteoblast-Like Cell Proliferation and Differentiation, Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 2005; 63:362-369

de Boer, H, et al, Fibrin and Activated Platelets Cooperatively Guide Stem Cells to a Vascular Injury and Promote Differentiation Towards an Endothelial Cell Phenotype, Arterioscler Thromb Vascular Biology, 2006; 26:1653-1659

Kisucka, J, et al, Platelets and Platelet Adhesion Support Angiogenesis while Preventing Excessive Hemorrhage, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2006; 103:855-860

Isaly, J, et al, An In-Vitro Determination of Platelet Gel Efficacy as Prevention of Post-Operative Bacterial Infections, Web Page: The Ohio State University

Han, J, et al, The Effect of Different Platelet Rich Plasma Concentrations on Proliferation and Differentiation of Human Periodontal Ligament Cells In Vivo, Cell Proliferation, 2007; 40:241-252

Bielecki, T, et al, Antibacterial Effect of Autologous Platelet Gel Enriched with Growth Factors and Other Active Substances, Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2007; 89-B:417-420

Overdevest, E, et al, Antimicrobial Activity of Platelet Gel Against Staphylococcus Aureus, 7th European Conference on Perfusion and Education, 2007; September 15