Application of autologous derived-platelet rich plasma gel in the treatment of chronic wound ulcer: diabetic foot ulcer.

@article{Akingboye2010ApplicationOA,
  title={Application of autologous derived-platelet rich plasma gel in the treatment of chronic wound ulcer: diabetic foot ulcer.},
  author={Akinfemi Ayobami Akingboye and Stephen Giddins and Philip Gamston and Arthur T. Tucker and Harshad A Navsaria and Constantions Kyriakides},
  journal={The journal of extra-corporeal technology},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={20-9}
}
The treatment of chronic wounds remains problematic, despite new insight into the cellular and molecular basis of wound healing. Although the aetio-pathogenesis of chronic wounds is said to be multi-factorial, it is evident from literature that effective and adequate wound debridement has produced the most consistent effect in chronic wound treatment. There is a growing body of evidence that suggests that wound healing in chronic diabetic foot ulcers is growth factor dependent and that the… CONTINUE READING