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PRP is an abbreviation for 'Platelet Rich Plasma'.

platelet rich plasma separated by centrifuge
Blood sample spun in a centrifuge to separae out the important platelet-rich layer.

 

Use in early osteoarthritis

PRP has become a popular adjunct to other cartilage repair methods as it contains an array of anti-inflammatory substances and growth factors.

Synonyms: 
platelet-rich-plasma
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Injections into the knee for knee arthritis

An overview of the various products used for knee arthritis by injection into the knee joint.

Discussion looking at the alternatives to a joint replacement in active patients whose osteoarthritis tends to be limited.

A comparison of different types of knee injection.

A case presentation by Adrian Wilson, FRCS.

The Editor's interpretation of a 2011 book chapter published in the book 'Modern Arthroscopy'.

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