The Growth Factor Showdown: Plasma Vs Fibrin

Yep, it’s Platelet-Rich Plasma. There has been numerous speculations about which one among the latest Platelet-Rich family was the greatest—is it the plasma or the fibrin or even latest the A-fibrin? That confusion is somewhat over now. Platelet-products are known to facilitate angiogenesis, hemostasis, osteogenesis, and bone growth. But see,

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections: Protocol Guide

Almost all sports medicine doctors would agree that there’s no harm in trying Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP Injections) for their patients. After all, there are hundreds of thousands of cases of positive results. All it needs is research to prove it’s worth. Currently there are many independent researches going

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Platelet-Rich Plasma For Breast Augmentation: How it works

“You start out happy that you have no hips or boobs. All of a sudden you get them, and it feels sloppy. Then just when you start liking them, they start drooping.” Cindy Crawford Just like men associate (some of) their masculinity with the shape and size of their muscles,

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Platelet-Rich Plasma For Melasma — Will It Fade Forever?

For most women, a tiny pimple on the face is enough to ruin their day. Or week. Even the slightest imperfection that may have a 1% chance of getting noticed by others will freak them out. For these women, Melasma is their darkest nightmare. It’s a pretty common issue, a

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What’s True About Platelet-Rich Plasma For Stretch Marks?

Cindy is a career woman. So when she became pregnant for the first time, she was confused about which aspect of her life had higher priority – her work or taking care of her growing body. Not wanting to drown in that confusion, she kept herself busy with her work

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Platelet-Rich Plasma For Bone Healing: Myth or Fact?

Platelet-Rich Plasma has a proven record for healing soft-tissues and other living tissues. But can it actually heal the bones itself? This could mean PRP, when applied to an affected area whether it’s an elbow joint or knee or back bone area, actually heals everything within it’s reach including the

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7 PRP Treatments That Are Popular Right Now

The time it takes to draw a patient's blood, add a little citrate, and use a centrifugal machine with a PRP kit is only 15-20 minutes. This is the amount of time needed to create Platelet-Rich Plasma, or PRP. This can then be used for many purposes, using speeding up

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Stem Cell Platelet-Rich Plasma: The Best Regenerative Therapy?

To understand why stem cell platelet-rich plasma or co-transplantation of Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells and PRP, is such a remarkable idea in regenerative medicine, let’s spend a little time looking at the mechanics of PRP. Platelet-Rich Plasma’s Role As Repairmen The one thing that makes Platelet-Rich Plasma a hero in

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How Foot and Ankle Surgeons Can Benefit From PRP

Since it is a new science, many people are skeptical about Platelet-Rich Plasma, otherwise known as PRP. There are some studies out there that state that PRP work no better than a similarly administered placebo, but there are many other studies and doctors that claim that PRP works and works

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Engineering Stem and Stromal Cell Therapies for Musculoskeletal Tissue Repair

Musculoskeletal tissue injuries and degeneration are common and debilitating for a high number of patients (Brooks, 2006). Unfortunately, endogenous musculoskeletal tissue regeneration is limited in many cases and may be affected by inflammation and the degree of damage. For example, most fractures of long bones heal spontaneously, whereas large segmental

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