Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 8

Platelet Concentrates: A Literature Review Focusing on New Technologies

Gabriella de Oliveira1, Daniela Macedo Mello Ortiz2, Matheus Lopes da Silva2, Cibelle Correia Cavalcante Lacerda2, Marcos Flaminio Carmos Junior2, Felipe Andres Ortiz Poblete2, Sergio Charifker Ribeiro Martins2, Leandro Lécio de Lima Sousa2*, Roberto Puertas Garcia1 and Thallita Pereira Queiroz1

1Department of Oral Implantology and Dental Prosthetics - ICS UniFunorte - Centro Universitário Faculdades Unidas Norte de Minas - Recife, PE, Brazil
2Universidade de Araraquara - UNIARA, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Lécio de Lima Sousa, Universidade de Araraquara - UNIARA, Brazil.

Received: June 13, 2022; Published: July 05, 2022


Platelet aggregates are solutions derived from autologous blood submitted to the centrifugation and utilized to aid the tissue regeneration. The protocols of obtaining such solutions depend on several factors such as the radius of the centrifuge's rotor, the strength and the time of rotation, and the tube's material that are utilized. Taking in account the variability of the factors that interfere in the distribution of the growth factors present, the platelet aggregates evolve in each new method created, also altering its properties and there for its clinical applications, being able to associate to bone grafts, injected, utilized in wound covering, and there for, capable to aid in the regeneration of varied tissues. This review proposes to reunite and describe details about the procedures that compose the different types of platelet concentrates and their respective utilities in the sub-areas of healthcare in general. For this reason, a bibliographical research was made in chronological order taking upon as its starting point the creation of the fibrin glue and following until the most recent studies of which describe modern alternatives for regenerative therapy and coagulation simulation, in addition to publication of structural texts for clarification of the homeostasis mechanism, platelet anatomy and function, growth factors, and laboratory good practices when the procedure of the blood gathering and processing and subsequent application of the platelet aggregate created. It is hoped that this work may clarify the main divergences among the platelet aggregates, focusing in growing technologies.

Keywords: Regenerative Therapy; L-PRF; C-PRF; Alb-PRF; Current Applications; Historical


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Citation: Leandro Lécio de Lima Sousa., et al. “Platelet Concentrates: A Literature Review Focusing on New Technologies". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.8 (2022): 21-30.


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