The following research study has been approved to determine the safety
and effectiveness of concentrated platelets prepared by using the Biomet
Biologics, Inc., Warsaw, Indiana, RecoverŪ Platelet Separation Kit in
patients with chronic tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis).
Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) contains factors that are important in the
healing process. Participants will receive an injection with or without
Unlike other traditional tennis elbow treatments that may include
compression forearm bands and/or surgery, the RecoverŪ Kit technique
involves a simple injection performed in the office. Only those patients
that meet the pre-defined approved inclusion/exclusion criteria are
eligible to volunteer in this study.
To potentially enter this study, please contact one of
the participating providers listed below:
The Orthopaedic Center
927 Franklin Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (265) 539-2728
Joseph W. Clark, M.D.
John J. Greco, M.D.
Philip A. Maddox, M.D.
Study Coordinator: Katie Greer
Louisville Arm and Hand
315 East Broadway, Suite 185
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 629-4150
Amit Gupta, M.D.
William P. Dixon, M.D.
Study Coordinator: Kathleen Lyons, RN
Methodist Sports Medicine Center
201 Pennsylvania Parkway, Suite 325
Indianapolis, IN 46280
Phone: (317) 817-1227
Arthur Rettig, M.D.
Lance A. Rettig, M.D.
Dale S. Snead, M.D.
Patrick A. Kersey, M.D.
Todd W. Arnold, M.D.
Study Coordinator: Patti Hunker, MS
Ohio Sports Medicine Center
2050 Kenny Road, Suite 3100
Columbus, OH 43221
Phone: (614) 293-7952
Grant Jones, M.D.
James R. Borchers, M.D.
Study Coordinator: Angela Pedroza, MS
Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Road
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: (202) 444-8766
Scott Edwards, M.D.
To submit a question about Platelet Rich Plasma or to post information to be included on
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For More Information:
Platelet Rich Plasma Research Blog
Recover Kit Research
Sports Med Info