Analysis of a rapid, simple, and inexpensive technique used to obtain platelet-rich plasma for use in clinical practice.

@article{Rutkowski2008AnalysisOA,
  title={Analysis of a rapid, simple, and inexpensive technique used to obtain platelet-rich plasma for use in clinical practice.},
  author={James L Rutkowski and Joseph M. Thomas and Christian Bering and Julie L Speicher and Nicholas M Radio and Douglas M. Smith and David A. Johnson},
  journal={The Journal of oral implantology},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={25-33}
}
The use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has become more generally accepted, and implant dentists are using PRP more frequently to promote the healing of oral surgical and/or periodontal wounds. Critical elements of PRP are thought to be growth factors contained within the concentrated platelets. These growth factors are known to promote soft-tissue healing, angiogenesis and osteogenesis. We present a rapid, simple, and inexpensive methodology for preparing PRP using the Cliniseal centrifuge… CONTINUE READING

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