Freeze-dried platelet-rich plasma shows beneficial healing properties in chronic wounds.

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Fresh platelet concentrates are used in many centers to treat recalcitrant wounds. To extend the therapeutic shelf-life of platelets, we analyzed the wound-healing effects of fresh-frozen and freeze-dried (FD) platelet-rich plasma (PRP) using a diabetic mouse model. Db/db mice with 1.0 cm2 dorsal excisional wounds (n = 15/group) were treated with a single… (More)

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@article{Pietramaggiori2006FreezedriedPP, title={Freeze-dried platelet-rich plasma shows beneficial healing properties in chronic wounds.}, author={Giorgio Pietramaggiori and Arja Kaipainen and Joshua M Czeczuga and Christopher T. Wagner and Dennis Paul Orgill}, journal={Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society}, year={2006}, volume={14 5}, pages={573-80} }