Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study on the Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Women With Female Androgenetic Alopecia.

@article{Puig2016DoubleBlindPP,
  title={Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study on the Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Women With Female Androgenetic Alopecia.},
  author={Carlos J Puig and Robert James Reese and Michelle Peters},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={1243-1247}
}
BACKGROUND Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been suggested as a therapeutic intervention for female androgenetic alopecia. OBJECTIVE To perform a pilot study on the effect of PRP scalp injections in women with female androgenetic alopecia. MATERIALS AND METHODS This double-blind, multicenter, placebo-controlled study compared the effect of PRP with that of saline placebo as scalp injection. The endpoints were hair count and hair mass index (HMI), along with patient-opinion survey responses… CONTINUE READING

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Double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study on the use of platelet-rich plasma in women with female androgenetic alopecia

  • CJ Puig, R Reese, M. Peters
  • Dermatol Surg 2016;42:1243–7
  • 2016

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