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Wound Management

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is a progressive non-surgical healing treatment in a variety of fields, including wound management.

 

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.)

 

These bioactive proteins initiate connective tissue healing; promoting development of new blood vessels, new epithelization as well as stimulating other cascades in the wound healing process.