This book provides an introductory overview of advancements in platelet-rich plasma (PRP), focusing on current technologies and methods, new challenges and controversies, and avenues for further research. With many studies demonstrating a role for PRP in improving response to injury, this book aims to facilitate the application of this rapidly growing treatment option for trauma patients.
Platelet Rich Plasma in Musculoskeletal Practice is a highly informative and carefully presented book, providing scientific and clinical insight for specialists who utilize PRP in daily practice, and for readers who are seeking to learn more about this effective injury treatment.
Nicola Maffulli Queen Mary, University of London Sports and Exercise Medicine Centre London, UK
Contents and formulations of Platelet-Rich Plasma.- Platelet-Rich Plasma in Pain Medicine.- PRP: tips for application in the musculoskeletal system.- PRP in tendons and other non-bone tissues.- Platelet-Rich Plasma for the management of cartilage lesions.- Platelet-Rich Plasma in Knee Osteoarthritis in the Athlete.- Platelet-Rich Plasma in foot and ankle surgery.- Platelet Rich Plasma for biological therapy: applications and limits.- The systemic effects of Platelet-Rich Plasma injection.