platelet-rich plasma


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platelet-rich plasma

A concentrate of platelets and plasma proteins derived from a patient's whole blood, centrifuged to remove red blood cells and other unwanted components. It has a greater concentration of growth factors than whole blood and has been used as a tissue injection in a variety of disciplines, including dentistry, orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine.
See also: plasma
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Is the use of autologous platelet-rich plasma gels in gynecologic, cardiac, and general, reconstructive surgery beneficial?
Platelet-rich plasma injection grafts for musculoskeletal injuries review.
Comparative radiographic evaluation of alveolar bone healing associated with autologous platelet-rich plasma after impacted mandibular third molar surgery.
The thrombogram: monitoring thrombin generation in platelet-rich plasma.
Normal platelet-rich plasma (NPRP) was prepared by centrifuging at 170g for 10 minutes at 20[degrees]C and rested for 30 minutes at room temperature prior to testing.
The effect of platelet-rich plasma on the neovascularization of surgically created equine superficial digital flexor tendon lesions.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) was prepared from human adult peripheral blood and from human umbilical cord (uc) blood and the properties were compared in a series of in vitro bioassays.
The topics include methodologies in cancer treatment and post-treatment tissue reconstruction, a stability analysis approach to modeling colorectal cancer, the immunogenicity of stem cells, generating scaffold-free three-dimensional cartilage-like microtissues from human chondrocytes, designing biomedical stents for vascular therapy, tactile resonance sensors for detecting and diagnosing age-related diseases, and whether activated platelet-rich plasma combined with adipose-derived stem cells can be used to treat skin wrinkles.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced coverage of platelet-rich plasma gel for chronic wounds, but only for patients who are enrolled in clinical trials that meet the agency's criteria.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) preparations are known to contain a series of concentrated cytokines that may be valuable to augment healing of a wide range of tissues (Marx, 2004; Sanchez et al.
They found that the rabbits healed best when they were given the cow bone graft mixed with the blood platelet-rich plasma.
Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) is a safe, natural treatment effective at rejuvenating tiredEoe1/4'looking skin on the face, hands, neck and other areas.

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