Histological evaluation of sinus augmentation using platelet rich plasma (PRP): a case series.

@article{DaneshMeyer2001HistologicalEO,
  title={Histological evaluation of sinus augmentation using platelet rich plasma (PRP): a case series.},
  author={M J Danesh-Meyer and M R Filstein and Richard H Shanaman},
  journal={Journal of the International Academy of Periodontology},
  year={2001},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={
          48-56
        }
}
The use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in conjunction with autogenous bone graft materials has recently been advocated for use in sinus augmentation surgery as a means of enhancing both quantity and quality of newly forming bone. The use of PRP is based on the premise that autogenous plasma, rich in platelets, contributes large quantities of mitogenic polypeptides such as Platelet Derived Growth Factor (PDGF), Transforming Growth Factor-b (TGF-b) and Insulin-like Growth Factor-I (IGF-I), thereby… CONTINUE READING

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