Platelet-rich plasma: a literature review.

  title={Platelet-rich plasma: a literature review.},
  author={Navneet S Arora and Thaminda Ramanayake and Yan-fang Ren and Georgios E Romanos},
  journal={Implant dentistry},
  volume={18 4},
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentration of platelets in concentrated plasma, which is extensively used to promote soft and hard tissue healing. The significance behind its use refers to the abundance of growth factors present in a well-prepared PRP concentrate. These growth factors enhance the rate and quality of wound healing by different mechanisms. The objective of this review article is to explain the biological aspect of hard and soft tissue healing by application of PRP… CONTINUE READING

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