The effect of platelet-rich plasma on Achilles tendon healing in a rabbit model

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Takamura, Masaki; Yasuda, Toshito; Nakano, Atsushi; Shima, Hiroaki; Neo, Masashi; (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica,volume 51,issue 1,pages65-72 (issn: 1017-995X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.aott.2016.12.001
  • Subject: Growth factor | Rabbit | Orthopedic surgery | RD701-811 | Orthopedics and Sports Medicine | Orthopedics | Tendon healing | Platelet-rich plasma | Achilles tendon | Surgery

Objective: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of PRP on Achilles tendon healing in rabbits during the inflammatory, proliferative, and remodeling phases by histological examination and quantitative assessments. Methods: Fifty mature male Japanes... View more
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