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Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is a progressive non-surgical healing treatment in a variety of fields such as Orthopedics and Dentistry. PRP is also used in Veterinary medicine has been demonstrated to accelerate the healing of numerous tissues throughout the body including ligament, tendon, and bone and to aid in the management of osteoarthritis.

 

PRP is a fraction of autologous plasma with supraphysiological concentration of platelets.

 

Platelets contain α granules, which comprise cytokines, growth factors and bioactive proteins essential for tissue repair and healing.  Upon injury, platelets initiate blood coagulation and release growth factors that activate the healing response (PDGF/ TGF/ VEGF/ EGF etc.)