Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Opinion Volume 6 Issue 10

Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma: Is it the Best Choice to Treat Degenerative Pathologies in the Elderly?

Vicente Mirabet1*, Pilar Solves2 and Isabel Guillén3

1Cell and Tissue Bank, Centro de Transfusión de Valencia, Spain 2Service of Haematology. Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Spain 3Department of Pharmacy, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Cardenal Herrera CEU, Spain

*Corresponding Author: Vicente Mirabet, Cell and Tissue Bank, Centro de Transfusión de Valencia, Spain.

Received: August 10, 2023; Published: September 15, 2023

Abstract

Thousands of scientific articles related to the clinical use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) are published worldwide every year; perhaps as many as PRP infiltrations are carried out daily in the health centers of our cities. A significant number of these studies and these infiltrations refer to the use of PRP to treat degenerative pathologies in elderly people, frequently, patients having a poor systemic condition, even with problems for blood drawing.

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Citation

Citation: Vicente Mirabet., et al. “Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma: Is it the Best Choice to Treat Degenerative Pathologies in the Elderly?". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.10 (2023): 28-29.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Vicente Mirabet., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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