Army doc wins Asean prize | Global News

Army doc wins Asean prize

/ 05:12 AM May 06, 2015

MANILA, Philippines–Army Capt. Henry Tabinas Jr. recently won first prize in the The Young Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Military Medical Officer (Yammo) Research Presentation at the 5th Asean Chief of Military Medicine Conference in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar (Burma).

Tabinas, an orthopedic surgeon at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Medical Center, garnered the top award for his “exemplary research paper which dealt on the effect of intraarticular platelet rich plasma (PRP) concentrate injection” as a conservative treatment to degenerative osteoarthritis of the knee in AFP personnel compared with intraarticular sodium hyaluronate injection.–Cynthia D. Balana


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