Platelet-rich plasma.

@article{Saucedo2012PlateletrichP,
  title={Platelet-rich plasma.},
  author={James M Saucedo and Mark Aaron Yaffe and John C Berschback and Wellington K Hsu and David M. Kalainov},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={587-9; quiz 590}
}
Introduction As physicians continue to seek biologic solutions to improve healing of soft tissue pathologies, worldwide interest in the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) for sports medicine applications has risen (14). PRP is a platelet concentrate derived from autologous whole blood, with platelet concentrations elevated several fold above baseline whole blood levels (4). PRP contains a high concentration of bioactive factors that are believed to impact healing (3). Although clinical evidence… CONTINUE READING

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