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Have you suffered from muscle and tendon tissue loss to your arm and/or leg due to a traumatic injury in the past 18 months? You may be able to participate in a study to examine the ability of a surgical graft to restore your muscle cells in the area of your injury. Eligible participants are 18-70 years old and are at least 3 months from initial injury. Reimbursement is provided.

  STUDY19040344 - XENMATRIX™ AB Surgical Graft for the repair of severe musculotendinous tissue damaged by soft tissue trauma

Age Range
AGE:   18 - 70

Duration DURATION:  9-11 months
VISITS:  Multiple

Location LOCATION: 
UPMC Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center & UPMC Montefiore Hospital
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Reimbursement provided: $104 per visit, up to $208 for hospitalization, $20 per week for physical therapy, & mileage

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J. Peter Rubin

J. Peter Rubin, MD, is UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition, he is a Professor of Bioengineering. Dr. Rubin is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Rubin’s research interests include application of adult adipose-derived stem cells for restoring damaged tissues after trauma and cancer therapy.

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