Research Papers and Scientific Information
Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy

E-PET - Frequently Asked Questions

"Effects of Platelet Rich Plasma..."
  Schnabel, Sonea, Jacobsen, Fortier, NIH 2008

"Effects of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB..."
  Haupt, Donnelly, Nixon, NIH 2006

"Intralesional Injection... and exercise..."
  Waselau, Sutter et al, AVMA 2008

"fPRP (E-PET) Therapy Review"
  Mountford and Schaffer, VetCell 2008

"Platelet Therapy in Humans, Horses & Dogs"
  Pall Corporation, 2010

"Regenerative Therapy for Equine Joint Disease - Where Are We At?"  Lisa Fortier, 2010

"A New Approach to Tendonitis"
  R. Smith, Royal Veterinary College
Stem Cell Regeneration

MS-EQ / StemRegen: Frequently Asked Questions

"Implantation of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells demonstrates improved outcome in horses with overstrain injury of the superficial digital flexor tendon - E. E. GODWIN, N. J. YOUNG, J. DUDHIA, I. C. BEAMISH, R. K. W. SMITH, 2011"


"Stem Cell Therapy for Equine Tendon & Ligament
Injuries" - VetCell Bioscience  2009

"Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy... Science, Fact or Clinical Fiction" - B.E. Taylor, 2007

"Results of Treatment of Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy"f - R. Smith, 2010

"Transection of the Acessory Ligament of the Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon for Treatment of Tendinitis; Long Term Results in 61 Standardbred Racehorses (1985-1992)" - Patricia M. Hogan & L.R. Bramlage, 1995

"Superficial Digital Flexor Tendonitis is Thoroughbred Race horses" - K.T.Gibson, H.M. Burbidge & D.U. Pfeiffer, 1997

"Superficial Digital Flexor Tendonitis in the Horse" - B.A. Dowling, A.J. Dart, D.R. Hodgson & R.K.W. Smith, 2000

"Rehabilitation of Tendon and Ligament Injuries" - Carol L. Gillis, 1997

"Quantitative Sonographic Assessment in the Clinical Management of Superficial Digital Flexor Injuries in Thoroughbred Racehorses" - Ronald Genovese, Karen Longo, Brett Berthold & Joan Jorgenson, 1997

"Physical Activity: Does Long-term High-intensity exercise in Horses result in Tendon Degeneration?" - Helen L. Birch, Alan M. Wilson & Allen E. Goodship, 2008

"Monitoring the Fate of Autologous and Allogeneic Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells Injected into the Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon of Horses" - D.J. Guest, M.R.W. Smith and W.R.Allen, 2008

"Mesenchymal Stem Cells Reside in Virtually All Post-Natal Organs and Tissues" - Lindolfo da Silva Meirelles, Pedro Cesar Chagastelles & Nance Beyer Nardi, 2006

"Repair of Patellar Tendon Injuries Using a Cell-Collagen Composite" - Hani A. Awad, Gregory P. Boivin, Matthew R Dressler, Frost N.L. Smith, Randell G. Young, David L. Butler, 2003

"Medical Management of Superficial Digital Flexor Tendonitis: A Comprarative Study in 219 Horses" - S.J. Dyson, 2000

"Mechanical Properties of Pathological Equine Superficial Digital Flexor Tendons" - Nathalie Crevier-Denoix, Claire Collobert, P. Pourcelot, J.M. Denoix, M. Sanaa, D. Geigers, Nadine Bernard, X. Ribot, C. Bortolussi, & B. Bousseau, 1997

"Identification of Tendon Tem/Progenitor Cells and the Role of the Extracellular Matrix in their Niche" - Yanming Bi, Driss Ehichiou, Tina M. Kilts, Colette A. Inkson, Mildred C. Embree, Wataru Sonoyama, Li Li, Arabella I. Leet, Byoung-Moo Seo, Li Zhang, Songtao Shi & Marian F. Young, 2007

"Temporal Expression of Growth Factors and Matrix Molecules in Healing Tendon Lesions" - Linda A. Dahlgren, Hussni O. Mohammed, Alan J. Nixon, 2005

"Functional Tissue Engineering for Tendon Repair: A Miltidisciplinary Strategy Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Bioscaffolds, and Mechanical Stimulation" - David L. Butler, Natalia Juncosa-Melvin, Gregory P. Boivin, Marc T, Galloway, Jason T. Shean, Cynthia Gooch & Hani Awad, 2007

"Fate of Donor Bone Marrow Cells in Medial Collateral Ligament After Simulated Autologous Transplantation" - Nobuyoshi Watanabe, Savio L-Y Woo, Christos Papageorgiou, Chris Celechovsky & Shinro Takai, 2002

Equine Embryonic Stem-like Cells and Mesenchymal Stromal Cells have Different Survival Rates and Migration Paterns Following their Injection into Damaged Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon" - D.J. Guest, M.R.W. Smith & W.R. Allen, 2010

"Descriptive Epidemiology of the Fracture, Tendon and Suspensory Legament Injuries in National Hunt Racehorses in Training" - E.R. Ely, C.S. Avella, J.S.Price, R.K.W. Smith, J.L.N. Woods & K.L.P. Verheyen, 2009

"Chondrogenic Potential of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Derived from Equine Bone Marrow and Umbilical Cord Blood" - L.C. Berg, T.G. Koch, T. Herrkens, K. Besonov, P.D. Thomsen & D.H. Betts, 2009
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