Eric Robinson, MD, FRCS(C), Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Robinson obtained his MD from the University of Ottawa in 1987, and graduated from the Orthopaedic Surgical Residency Program at University of Ottawa in 1992.  He went on to complete sub-specialties in Adult and Reconstructive Surgery and Epidemiology through Clinical and Research Fellowships with the University of Ottawa and Western University. Dr.  Robinson is…

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Orthopedics: bone substitutes and beyond.

Orthopedics. 2010 Sep 7; 33(9) : 661. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20100722-31. Allograft alternatives: bone substitutes and beyond. Goodman SB. Abstract Excessive wear debris, deep infection, periprosthetic fracture, and other causes can lead to bone loss associated with total joint replacements. When performing revisions, surgeons are often preoccupied by the failed implant and the method of replacement, and…

Stem cells in orthopedics

Indian J Med Sci. 2006 Apr; 60(4) : 162-9. Stem cells in orthopedics: current concepts and possible future applications. Bagaria V, Patil N, Sapre V, Chadda A, Singrakia M. Department of Orthopedics, CIIMS HOSPITAL, 88/2, Bajaj Nagar, Nagpur – 440 010, India. vaibhavbagaria@rediffmail.com Abstract Stem cells are the cells that have the ability to divide…

Cell-based reconstructive therapy in orthopedics

Tissue Eng. 2005 Jul-Aug; 11(7-8) : 1198-211. Review: mesenchymal stem cells: cell-based reconstructive therapy in orthopedics. Caplan AI. Skeletal Research Center, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA. ddb9@case.edu Abstract Adult stem cells provide replacement and repair descendants for normal turnover or injured tissues. These cells have been isolated and expanded…

Mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics

Pathol Biol (Paris). 2005 Apr; 53(3) : 142-8. Therapeutic application of mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics – [Article in French] Potier E, Petite H Laboratoire de recherches orthopédiques, CNRS UMR 7052, Faculté de médecine Lariboisière-Saint-Louis, 10, avenue de Verdun, 75010 Paris, France. estherpot@hotmail.com Abstract Stem cell therapy of skeletal tissues involves the transplantation of stem…

Orthopedic Surgery & meniscus repair

J Knee Surg. 2005 Jan;18(1) : 25-30. Tissue engineering for meniscus repair. Adams SB Jr, Randolph MA, Gill TJ. Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA. Abstract Meniscus injury is common in today’s active society. Despite the frequent presentation of meniscus injury, the decision to repair or resect a torn meniscus…

Orthopedics Library

Neck Arthritis and Spine Disease Two common problems causing neck pain is degenerative disk disease and facet arthropathy (a type of arthritis) of the cervical spine. Not all disk problems are amenable to regenerative therapy and patient selection is very important to optimize outcomes. Many forms of spine pain are actually due to arthritis of…

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