Treatment of chronic venous leg ulcers by platelet gel.


Chronic venous leg ulcers (CVLU) are chronic wounds, associated with long-standing venous hypertension, which have a poor prognosis for healing. In the process of wound healing the first step is represented by platelet aggregation and subsequent release of growth factors and other mediators, which play a key role in the repair response. Platelet gel (PG), a… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8019.2008.00196.x


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