University of Pittsburgh, and VA Pittsburgh Health System Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The author acknowledges the following grant support relevant to the preliminary data that are described in this manuscript: National Institutes of Health Grants UL1 RR024153, K01DA025146, and Department of Defense Grant OR090012 (Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program Research Program, from the Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs). The author has also received consultant fees from B. Braun, USA, and travel expenses from SAMBA 2011 for invited lectures.Laboratory efforts that are cited in this chapter were contributed by Chris Yang, BS, Becky Y.K. Tsui, MPH, Eser Yilmaz, MS, Karen Hough, AS, Allison Garda, Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD, and Robert Garman, DVM. Clinical efforts, patient quality tracking data, and/or shared ideas cited in this chapter were contributed by Michael Kentor, MD, Steven Orebaugh, MD, Pamela Harding, PA-C, and Tammy Bregon, BS.
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