Massachusetts General Hospital’s magazine Proto, recently interviewed Dr Steven Sampson of the Orthohealing Center regarding the use of PRP for osteoarthritis. Major hospitals like Mass General are becoming increasingly aware of the emerging field of orthobiologics that includes PRP and stem cell based therapies. Studies are showing that PRP may potentially reduce infection rates in surgeries like cardiac bypass(CABG) which can save lots of expenses for hospitals and improve outcomes. Another pioneer in , Elizaveta Kon of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna Italy recently completed a studyshowing PRP to be more effective than another OA treatment, hyaluronic acid. Dr Sampson’s PRP knee arthritis study is pending publication.