Saturday, October 20, 2007

European Platelet Rich Plasma Achilles Study

There are several trials using Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) on-going in Europe. Dr. Aspenberg is conducting one in Sweden comparing Achilles tendon repairs with and without PRP. Click here to learn more. Within a year or so, we will have much more robust information about how valueable PRP is for a variety of conditions and injuries.


Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Horse Treated Acutely with Platelet Rich Plasma for Tendon Injury

There is a trend in the horse world to treating acute tendon lesions early with platelet rich plasma with impressive results. See this story below:

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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Video of Platelet Rich Plasma Basic Science


FDA Approves PRP for Wound Healing

Recently, platelet rich plasma in a gel form was approved for treating various types of chronic wounds. It is one of the first specific indications for the use of autologous growth factors in the US. Please see the story below for details.

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