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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Patients also underwent measurements of their complete blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and coagulation parameters to determine if any contraindications to platelet-rich plasma use existed.
2011) Ongoing positive effect of platelet-rich plasma versus corticosteroid injection in lateral epicondylitis: a double-blind randomized controlled trial with 2-year follow-up.
Platelet-rich plasma greatly potentiates insulin-induced adipogenic differentiation of human adiposederived stem cells through a serine threonine kinase akt-dependent mechanism and promotes clinical fat graft maintenance.
Role of platelet-rich plasma in chronic alopecia areata: Our centre experience Indian J Plast Surg.
Comparative effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma injections for treating knee joint cartilage degenerative pathology: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Platelet-rich plasma injection grafts for musculoskeletal injuries review.
31) De Jonge and associates looked at the effects of a platelet-rich plasma injection in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy.
Comparative radiographic evaluation of alveolar bone healing associated with autologous platelet-rich plasma after impacted mandibular third molar surgery.
The HIT positive plasmas were confirmed by heparin-induced-platelet aggregation test (HIPAT) using light aggregometry and normal platelet-rich plasma.
Exclusively authorised to offer the platelet-rich plasma or PRP therapy to treat sports injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders under the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), a Sunday clinic at Rashid Hospital has been receiving a steady flow of patients since its launch six months ago.

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