Monthly Archives: March 2014

Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Platelet rich plasma associated with heterologous fresh and thawed chondrocytes on osteochondral lesions of rabbits Associação de plasma rico em plaquetas e condrócitos heterólogos frescos e descongelados em lesão osteocondral de coelhos Read more

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Intratendinous Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma under US Guidance to Treat Tendinopathy: A Long-Term Pilot Study

Abstract Purpose To assess the potential therapeutic effect of intratendinous injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) under ultrasound (US) guidance to treat tendon tears and tendinosis in a pilot study with long-term follow-up. Read more

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Outcomes of prolotherapy in chondromalacia patella patients: improvements in pain level and function

Abstract We retrospectively evaluated the effectiveness of prolotherapy in resolving pain, stiffness, and crepitus, and improving physical activity in consecutive chondromalacia patients from February 2008 to September 2009. Sixty-nine knees that received prolotherapy in 61 patients (33 female and 36 … Continue reading

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The Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma Formulations and Blood Products on Human Synoviocytes Implications for Intra-articular Injury and Therapy

Abstract Background: The effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on chondrocytes has been studied in cell and tissue culture, but considerably less attention has been given to the effect of PRP on synoviocytes. Fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS) compose 80% of the normal … Continue reading

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Platelet-rich plasma in regenerative medicine

Abstract Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) contains at least seven growth factors including epidermal growth factor, platelet-derived growth factor, transforming growth factor-beta, vascular endothelial growth factor, fibroblast growth factor, insulin-like growth factor, and keratinocyte growth factor. The therapeutic effect of PRP occurs … Continue reading

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Comparison of Platelet-Rich Plasma Formulations for Cartilage Healing: An in Vitro Study

Background: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been advocated as one treatment for cartilage tissue regeneration. To date, several different platelet-rich formulations have been available, but a deep knowledge of their composition and mechanism of action in a specific clinical use is … Continue reading

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Can the combination of localized “proliferative therapy” with “minor ozonated autohemotherapy” restore the natural healing process?

Summary Regenerative injection therapy (RIT), also known as proliferative therapy, has been used for over 30 years in the USA in patients with spinal and peripheral joint and ligamentous pathologies. It involves the injection of mildly irritating medications onto ligaments … Continue reading

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Intraarticular injection of platelet-rich plasma reduces inflammation in a pig model of rheumatoid arthritis of the knee joint

Abstract OBJECTIVE: Treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis range from symptomatic approaches to modern molecular interventions such as inhibition of inflammatory mediators. Inhibition of inflammation by platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been proposed as a treatment for tendinitis and osteoarthritis. The present … Continue reading

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