No positive bone healing after using platelet rich plasma in a skeletal defect. An observational prospective cohort study

@article{Peerbooms2012NoPB,
  title={No positive bone healing after using platelet rich plasma in a skeletal defect. An observational prospective cohort study},
  author={Joost C. Peerbooms and Joost W. Colaris and Anita A. Hakkert and Mark Van Appeldorn and Dani{\"e}l J. Bruijn and Brenda L. den Oudsten and Taco Gosens},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={2113-2119}
}
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is derived from the patient’s own blood. The activated blood platelets release a cocktail of growth factors, some of which are thought to initiate and stimulate repair. We compared two groups to investigate whether the use of PRP mixed with bone chips improves bone healing in patients with a skeletal defect. In total, 41 patients… CONTINUE READING