A Call for Standardization in Platelet-Rich Plasma Preparation Protocols and Composition Reporting


2017 The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Background: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a blood-derived preparation whose use has grown exponentially in orthopaedic practice. However, there remains an unclear understanding of the biological properties and effects of PRP on musculoskeletal healing. Heterogeneous processing methods, unstandardized nomenclature, and ambiguous classifications make comparison among studies challenging. A comprehensive […]