We have announced the next 10 dates for our educational PRP and Stem Cell Seminars
Recap: On one patient I used the Marrow Cellutions/Maxx Regen needle to draw a total of 9cc of marrow from the left posterior iliac crest. On the same patient I went 1 inch superior on the same crest, and using a multiport Jamshidi with the same 10cc size syringe as the MC needle, I drew 9cc of marrow in 1cc increments with needle advancement of 0.4cm between 1cc draws (trying to best match the MC needle technique)
In our quest to find the best in office, ultrasound guided bone marrow aspiration solution for stem cell injections for our patients, we are continually testing novel approaches and solutions to see how they perform against current standards. In our Round 1 Test of the Marrow Cellutions/Maxx Regen Needle versus a standard multi-port Jamshidi used in a unicortical multi-depth technique, we found that the MC Needle produced a 53% better TNC compared to the multiport Jamshidi used in a unicortical multi-depth technique.
Sometimes there is only one way to really know what is happening inside a joint…..and when that happens we look directly into the joint using a small needle arthroscopy device called the Mi-Eye 2. The procedure is covered by insurance and done under local anesthesia. Most procedures take about 10 minutes. Usually this replaces the need for a MRI scan which can take 45 minutes and for some people is just not an option because they have claustrophobia or they have metal implants. Here is a 4 minute video showing a recent case in the office. Give us a call if you want more information!
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We should have a good crowd of prospective patients, a couple of local docs, and a sales rep or two….. We will discuss the current state of the art for PRP and bone marrow derived stem cells. We will give tips on how to spot stem cell scams! Dr. Don Buford, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, will lead the discussion and answer all questions since he also does the procedures. Come on down!
Come join us at the Dallas PRP and Stem Cell Institute tomorrow night at 7pm. Tuesday March 27,2018
Top 5 reasons why we are not your typical free PRP and stem cell seminar
Some smart researchers at the University of South Carolina are looking at enzymes in our blood that may be important in the healing cascade and in putting stem cells into an “activated” state.
The routine knee surgery for a torn meniscus (a type of cartilage in between the bones of the knee) when there is already arthritis in the knee often leads to a result not better than just waiting for the knee to “settle down”. The problem? It can take a long time for knee function and pain to return to normal….which is why sometimes the surgery is indeed the smart thing to do for someone to return to work and other activities sooner.