TITLE

Role of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Accelerating the Wound-Healing Process and Recovery in Patients Undergoing Operation for Pilonidal Sinus Disease: Preliminary Results

AUTHOR(S)
Efron, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
World Journal of Surgery;Aug2009, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p1770
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's views on the role of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in accelerating the wound-healing process and recovery in patients undergoing surgery for pilonidal sinus disease, studied by M. Spyridakis and colleagues. He notes that the cost of delivering the PRP is not discussed in Spyridakis's report. He states that though their pilot study is encouraging, more data from randomized trials is needed for assessing its safety rates.
ACCESSION #
43265284

 

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