publication . Article . 2016

Platelet Rich Plasma- mechanism of action and clinical applications

Cristina N. Cozma; Laura Raducu; Cristian R. Jecan;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2016 Journal: Journal of Clinical and Investigative Surgery (issn: 2559-5555, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Digital ProScholar Media
Abstract
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a blood-derived fraction containing high level of platelets, a high concentration of leukocytes and growth factors. PRP therapy has been growing as a viable treatment alternative for a number of clinical applications and has a potential benefit for use in wound healing. Nowadays platelet rich plasma is used in stimulating wound healing in skin and soft tissue ulcerations, accelerating wound healing in diabetic patients and facilitating bone proliferation in orthopedic and trauma surgery. It has also applications in maxillofacial surgery, spinal surgery, plastic and esthetic surgery, heart surgery and burns. This review of the litera...
Subjects
free text keywords: platelet rich plasma, wound healing, growth factors, Medicine, R, Biophysics, Chemistry, Mechanism of action, medicine.symptom, Platelet-rich plasma
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publication . Article . 2016

Platelet Rich Plasma- mechanism of action and clinical applications

Cristina N. Cozma; Laura Raducu; Cristian R. Jecan;