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Platelet-Rich Plasma in Pain Medicine

  • José Fábio Santos Duarte LanaEmail author
  • Eduardo Fonseca Vicente
  • Adam Weglein
  • William Dias Belangero
  • Fabrício Dias Assis
  • André Marques Mansano
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Abstract

For the past 20 years, autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) has been safely employed and its use has been documented in many areas, including orthopedics, sports medicine, dentistry, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, urology, wound healing, cosmetics, cardiothoracic, otorhinolaryngology and maxillofacial surgery.

Keywords

Patellar Tendon Disk Degeneration Muscle Injury Intervertebral Disk Degeneration Patellar Tendinopathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • José Fábio Santos Duarte Lana
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eduardo Fonseca Vicente
    • 1
  • Adam Weglein
    • 2
    • 3
  • William Dias Belangero
    • 4
  • Fabrício Dias Assis
    • 5
  • André Marques Mansano
    • 5
  1. 1.The Bone and Cartilage Institute – IOCIndaiatubaBrazil
  2. 2.University of Texas Houston Medical SchoolHoustonUSA
  3. 3.University of North Texas Health Science CenterBellaireUSA
  4. 4.Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology – Faculty of Medical SciencesUniversity of CampinasCampinasBrazil
  5. 5.Interventional Pain Practice-WIP – Singular – Pain-Control CenterCampinasBrazil

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