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.


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'.