The use of autologous platelet gel to treat difficult-to-heal wounds: a pilot study.

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BACKGROUND Chronic ulcers can benefit from topical treatment with growth factors (GFs). PLT gel provides tissue regeneration-inducing GFs. The aim of this study was to verify the effectiveness of autologous PLT gel in the treatment of nonhealing skin lesions. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS PLT gel was produced by treating PLTs with autologous thrombin. Two… (More)

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@article{Mazzucco2004TheUO, title={The use of autologous platelet gel to treat difficult-to-heal wounds: a pilot study.}, author={Laura Mazzucco and Dante Medici and Massimo Serra and Renzo Panizza and Giorgio Rivara and Sara Orecchia and Roberta Libener and Elena Cattana and Alessandro Levis and Pier Giacomo Betta and Piero Borzini}, journal={Transfusion}, year={2004}, volume={44 7}, pages={1013-8} }