ACP for Local Application in Ankle Arthrodesis

2014-08-27 03:13:22 | BioPortfolio


To compare the outcomes of patients who undergo three different types of surgeries for ankle fusion and reconstruction.


It is understood that an elevated concentration of platelets in the mix of the arthrodesis construct applied intra-operatively to the bony surface, has osteo-generating and enhanced wound healing properties. With that knowledge there is a clinical need and enthusiasm for the application of concentrated platelets, which release a large quantity of growth factors to encourage recovery in non healing injuries or surgical sites. This study represents an effort to more clearly define the true clinical outcomes with or without biologic enhancement, and fulfills a need for fortifying evidence concerning the efficacy of ACP in live human bone healing-- based on radiographic and CT scans.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


End-Stage Ankle Arthritis


Autologous Concentrated Plasma


Columbia Orthopedic Group
United States




Columbia Orthopaedic Group, LLP

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:22-0400

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An autologous or commercial tissue adhesive containing FIBRINOGEN and THROMBIN. The commercial product is a two component system from human plasma that contains more than fibrinogen and thrombin. The first component contains highly concentrated fibrinogen, FACTOR VIII, fibronectin, and traces of other plasma proteins. The second component contains thrombin, calcium chloride, and antifibrinolytic agents such as APROTININ. Mixing of the two components promotes BLOOD CLOTTING and the formation and cross-linking of fibrin. The tissue adhesive is used for tissue sealing, HEMOSTASIS, and WOUND HEALING.

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