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Critical Analysis of the Use of Platelet-rich Plasma in Orthopedic Clinical Practice: An Evolving Story

Saurabh Singh, Vijay Shetty

Keywords : Orthopedics, Platelet-rich plasma, Sports medicine

Citation Information : Singh S, Shetty V. Critical Analysis of the Use of Platelet-rich Plasma in Orthopedic Clinical Practice: An Evolving Story. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2018; 52 (2):53-55.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1275

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Orthobiologics are substances that are believed to help injuries heal more quickly. Orthobiologic agents include products, such as stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) containing various (good and bad) growth factors. The use of PRP in orthopedic clinical practice and evolution of this treatment in sports medicine, over the last decade or so, is a story of innovation, experimentation, controversies, and matter of huge debate.

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