Autologous platelet gel for tissue regeneration in degenerative disorders of the knee.

@article{Napolitano2012AutologousPG,
  title={Autologous platelet gel for tissue regeneration in degenerative disorders of the knee.},
  author={Marcello Napolitano and Saverio Matera and Marcello Bossio and Antonio Crescibene and Enrico Costabile and Joan Almolla and Hesham Almolla and Francesco Togo and Casimiro Giannuzzi and Giampiero Guido},
  journal={Blood transfusion = Trasfusione del sangue},
  year={2012},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={72-7}
}
BACKGROUND The refinement of the use of platelet-derived growth factors that has occurred over the last decade has led to a broadening of the fields of use, in particular for new treatments in orthopaedics aimed at improving tissue regeneration. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-seven patients, aged between 18 and 81 years, with a diagnosis of degenerative joint disease lasting for more than 1 year were treated. The patients were divided into two groups, one with arthritis of the knee, the other… CONTINUE READING