The Downsides of Autografts in ACL Injuries

14 October 2015

ACL revision surgeries require replacement tissue.  The most common source of tissue is the patients themselves.  This procedure is called an autograft.  An autograft takes tissue from somewhere el

Just How Common are ACL Injuries, and Where Does Replacement Tissue Come From?

23 September 2015

An Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) sprain or tear is one of the most common orthopedic injuries, especially among athletes.

Animal Tissue that Becomes Your Own

25 August 2015

Imagine that in the future, you badly tore a ligament or a tendon and it was beyond repair.

The Basics on Stem Cells

19 August 2015

Stem cells are the basic, undifferentiated cells from which all other cells in the human body are grown.

What is Regenerative Medicine?

12 August 2015

According to the Organ Donors Association, over 617,000 transplants have occurred in the U.S. since 1988. Donation areas include the heart, liver, kidneys, lungs, pancreas and small intestines.