Platelet-rich plasma may prevent titanium-mesh exposure in alveolar ridge augmentation with anorganic bovine bone.

@article{Torres2010PlateletrichPM,
  title={Platelet-rich plasma may prevent titanium-mesh exposure in alveolar ridge augmentation with anorganic bovine bone.},
  author={Jesus Torres and Faleh Tamimi and Mohammad H Alkhraisat and {\'A}ngel Manch{\'o}n and Rafael Linares and Juan Carlos Prados-Frutos and Gonzalo Hern{\'a}ndez and Enrique L{\'o}pez Cabarcos},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={943-51}
}
OBJECTIVE Bone augmentation with the titanium-mesh (Ti-mesh) technique is susceptible to a large rate of complications such as morbidity of bone graft donor site, and mesh exposure to the oral cavity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of anorganic bovine bone (ABB) in alveolar bone augmentation with the Ti-mesh technique. In addition, we investigated the effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in preventing mesh exposure by using it to cover the Ti-mesh. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING

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