The Effects of Age and Platelet-rich Plasma on the ACL Cell Viability and Collagen Production

  • Published 2010

Abstract

Introduction: Recently, there has been increased interested in repairing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to promote regeneration and healing. However, the healing potential of the ACL following rupture varies significantly with the age of the patient at the time of injury, and the characteristics of patients who… (More)

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