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3 things to know about JRF Ortho

JRF Ortho provides allograft joint repair solutions. Here are three things to know... Read more

Allografts offer cost, healing benefits in sports medicine

Weighing the risks and gains of allografts vs. autografts, surgeons reported allograft knee procedures prove more successful by diminishing pain, cutting costs and improving function and quality of… Read more

Prevention of Infection in the Hamstring ACL Reconstruction

The bottom line is that soaking a Hamstring graft during surgery in a Vancomycin saline solution (500mg Vancomycin in 100cc NS) has been shown to completely eradicate HS ACLR infection.  Read more

A better fix for torn ACLs

With traditional ACL repair, surgeons create a tunnel in the upper and lower bones of the knee joint. Each end of the graft is secured to the sides of these tunnels using screws to press the new… Read more

How innovative fresh osteochondral allografts in orthopedics affect patient care

It opens up more options for me. Fresh osteochondral allograft is FDA-approved for joints throughout the body and it has allowed more options and creative solutions for cartilage and/or bony impacts… Read more

New AAOS guidelines outline prevention and treatment strategies for ACL injuries

New AAOS guidelines outline prevention and treatment strategies for ACL injuries

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has approved Appropriate Use Criteria (AUCs) for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury prevention programs and treatment,… Read more

Dr. Robert Laprade Creates Video Series For Doctors, Patients

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New Study Shows Allograft Processing Matters

The study found BioCleanse® graft processing, younger patient age, Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone (BPTB) allografts and irradiation over 1.8 Mrad were all associated with a higher risk of clinical… Read more

ACL surgery may significantly improve physical health and function in younger athletes

ACL surgery may significantly improve physical health and function in younger athletes

ACL reconstruction resulted in large improvements in the physical function scores, with a mean improvement of 12 points (out of 100) at two years and six years following surgery. Read more

AlloSource® Announces Positive Clinical Results for AlloTrue™ - Low-Dose Irradiated Tendons

AlloSource® today announced that its tendons processed using its proprietary AlloTrue™ cleansing process, as well as low-dose irradiation, are effective when used in anterior cruciate… Read more

Knee OA Common in Younger People a Year After ACL Repair

Knee OA Common in Younger People a Year After ACL Repair

Almost one-third of young patients have evidence of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee as defined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 1 year after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), new… Read more

Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD Surpasses 200 Peer Reviewed Studies in Orthopedics

Dr. LaPrade is among a small group of physicians and researchers who have published over 200 peer reviewed studies. Dr. LaPrade's research has been used around the world to help design and test… Read more

Study results show incidence of ACL reconstruction has increased significantly

Study results show incidence of ACL reconstruction has increased significantly

According to recent study data, the number of ACL reconstructions has risen significantly between 1994 and 2006, particularly in women younger than 20 years of age and older than 40 years of age. Read more