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The role of platelet-rich plasma in tissue regeneration.

Abstract:

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), an autologous derivative of whole blood that contains a supraphysiological concentration of platelets, has gained increasing attention in both the scientific literature and the wider media for its potential application in the treatment of traumatic musculoskeletal injury. The theoretical benefit of PRP in providing a local environment for tissue regeneration which is rich in growth factors and other cytokines has been supported by in vitro and animal studies which ...

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Journal:
Platelets
Volume:
24
Issue:
3
Pages:
173-182
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1369-1635
ISSN:
0953-7104
URN:
uuid:b1a38425-4fa1-4fb8-9cde-7a11df5036f7
Source identifiers:
334761
Local pid:
pubs:334761

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