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Platelet rich plasma – A new revolution in medicine

Abstract In the recent years there has been a paradigm shift in consideration of platelets from being just hemostatic cells to actually performing a myrad of diverse functions. The recent use of Platelet Rich Plasma as therapeutic agent is based … Continue reading

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Clinical and economic effectiveness of the use of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of chronic wounds

Abstract: The paper presents the results of the clinical use of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of long-term non-healing wounds of various etiologies in patients on inpatient treatment and outpatient monitoring in the department of surgical infections of the State-financed … Continue reading

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Single Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Early Stage of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the safety efficacy and outcomes of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) intra-articular injections for early stages of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: Twenty-five patients affected by grade I and II knee primary OA … Continue reading

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Conservative Treatment of Ankle Osteoarthritis: Can Platelet-Rich Plasma Effectively Postpone Surgery?

Abstract: Osteoarthritis is the most common and disabling of the orthopedic diseases. Currently, the conservative treatment of osteoarthritis is limited to symptomatic treatment, whose goal is to improve function and pain control. Ankle osteoarthritis is relatively uncommon, in contrast to … Continue reading

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Use of Platelet-rich Plasma in an Experimental Rheumatoid Arthritis Model

Abstract: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by an autoimmune activity against the synovial membrane, leading to a clinical picture of synovitis. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can be an alternative treatment for RA. This study evaluated PRP as a treatment for RA … Continue reading

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