Program Description: 

Through its educational arm, the ISTH Academy, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) has begun hosting a series of webinars.

Dirk de Korte "The definition and use of platelet rich plasma in regenerative medicine" A systematic approach to determine the optimal composition of platelet rich plasma (PRP) to support healing of chronic (i.e. diabetic, vascular diseases) as well as acute wounds (i.e. burn wound, hard-to-heal chirurgic wounds).
Paul Harrison "Platelet rich plasma for sports injuries" The use of PRP in Sports Medicine and Tissue Regeneration.  Is there any evidence that PRP therapy has efficacy for a variety of injuries.  what are the known or theoretical mechanisms of action of PRP.  I will present the recent ISTH RAND survey that the platelet physiology SSC undertook on this topic and I will briefly give an overview of the ongoing PATH-2 trial (Platelets in Achilles Tendon Healing) coordinated by the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre at the University of Oxford.


Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
More information and online registration: 


Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Clinical laboratory personnel
  • Scientists
Learning objectives: 

At the end of this Webinar, the participants will be able to:

  • Define what is PRP?
  • Understand the basics of wound healing
  • working mechanism of PRP
  • Understand evidence based medicine for PRP therapy
  • Understand the purpose and results of the ISTH SSC Rand Survey
  • Design and overview of PATH-2 trial
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
Geoffrey Barnes, MD
Chris Ward, PhD
Stephen Watson, PhD
Yukio Ozaki
Dirk de Korte "The definition and use of platelet rich plasma in regenerative medicine"
Paul Harrison "Platelet rich plasma for sports injuries"



Andrew "Larry" Frelinger" III, Harvard Medical School (USA)


All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons:  




Geoffrey Barnes, MDPortolaConsulting
 Blue Cross Blue Shield of MichiganResearch
Chris Ward, PhDBayerSpeaker
 Boehringer-IngelheimSpeaker, Advisory Board
 BMS/PfizerSpeaker, Advisory Board
Yukio OzakiThe Sysmex CorporationAdvisory Board
Andrew "Larry" FrelingerGE HealthcarePrincipal Investigator

In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved






Lacey Schmeidler, MA
Phone number: 
+1 (919) 929-3807
Session date: 
07/27/2016 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
ISTH Webinar Library Once a Month
Carrboro, NC 27510
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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