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Procurement of Autologous Platelet Rich Gel

ABSTRACT Platelet rich gel can be used as an adjunct to homeostatic measures to control bleeding and aid in wound healing. The “Direct Draw,” intra-operative method of platelet sequestration can produce an autologous platelet rich gel that can eliminate disease associated with multiple donors. It is cost effective, easy to make and can be a…

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Antibacterial Effect of Autologous Platelet Gel Enriched With Growth Factors and Other Active Substances: An In Vitro Study

We analysed the antibacterial effect of platelet-rich gel in vitro by using the platelet-rich plasma samples of 20 volunteers, in vitro laboratory susceptibility to platelet-rich gel was determined by the Kirby-Bauer disc-diffusion method. Baseline antimicrobial activity was assessed by measuring the zones of inhibition on agar plates coated with selected bacterial strains.

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Applications of PRP in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Enhancement of Autogenous Bone Grafts PRP added to autogenous cancellous marrow graft PRP was first described for use and has documented efficacy in accelerating autogenous bone graft healing. It has been shown to improve the rate of bone formation by 1.62 to 2.18 times that of controls. It also increases the density of the bone…

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Platelet Gel in Cutaneous Radiation Dermatitis

Numerous studies and clinical findings have demonstrated that topical, non-transfusional plasma-rich platelet gel is able to accelerate the regeneration and repair of tissues through the action of the various growth factors contained within the alpha granules of platelets. This study evaluates the efficacy of autologous platelet gel, chosen for its limited cost and ease of preparation, in chronic cutaneous radiation dermatitis.

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The Basic Biology of Platelet Growth Factors

Since 1990, medical science has recognized several components in blood which are part of the natural healing process and if added to wounded tissues or surgical sites as a concentrate have the potential to accelerate healing

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The Effects of Autologous Platelet Gel on Wound Healing

Abstract Laser resurfocing techniques have become a popular means of achieving rejuvenation of damaged skin. Interest is great in attempting to speed re-epithelialization and healing so that patients can return to their normal activities as quickly as possible. Previous studies have demonstrated that wounds heal more quickly when they are covered and keptmoist than when…

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ADA: Autologous Platelet Gel Effectively Treats Diabetic Plantar Wounds

Use of the autologous platelet gel, AuTolo-Gel, to treat non-healing diabetic plantar surface wounds provides good volume reduction and wound healing, researchers said here yesterday at the 61st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. Carelyn P. Fylling, MSN, with Fylling Associates in Walker, Minnesota, presented the results of a chart review conducted at six…

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