What helps make a tissue bank good? Following Standards of Practice (SOPs) in tissue banking is vital to ensure that every step of human tissue procurement, preparation, and distribution is held to the highest standards. This is done to ensure the safety, quality, and traceability of tissues for surgical use. The internal Standards of Practice […]
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Stem cells are a promising regenerative medicine tool and treatment. So much information on stem cell research exists that sorting through the facts and the hype can be daunting. This post will focus on explaining stem cell basics: What are stem cells, and what are the different types? Here, we will focus on adult stem […]
In Part 1, we reviewed the differences between aseptic processing and terminal sterilization. In this post, we’ll explore two validated methods of sterilizing tissue through radiation: gamma radiation and E-beam radiation…
When you need to procure allograft tissue, you want to be confident that it has gone through appropriate procedures to minimize the risk of infection. Any microorganisms present on a graft can cause infection…