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RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 266-269


Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count

Ambreen Kashif, Sidra Ghazanfer, Saira Moin, Sadia Taj, Fatima Zahraa.

Abstract
Objective: To find a cost effective, simple and safe technique with high platelet concentration factor.
Methodology: This retrospective cross-sectional study was done in Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore for 6 months. Thirty-two volunteers both gender were selected and were divided into four groups with eight individuals in each group. After informed consent, socio-demographic data like age and gender was recorded. Four different techniques for platelet rich plasma (PRP) preparation were applied and tested on each group. Baseline platelet count in blood was checked before, during and after technique by Cell Dyne Ruby Haematology analyser.
Results: The technique II and IV were found quite effective with up to 2.5 to 6 fold increases in platelet count in the final product.
Conclusion: We found a simple, cost-effective and beneficial technique for the preparation of PRP.

Key words: PRP (platelet rich plasma), growth factors, thrombocytopenia.


 
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Kashif A, Ghazanfer S, Moin S, Taj S, Zahraa F. Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count. RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 266-269.


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Kashif A, Ghazanfer S, Moin S, Taj S, Zahraa F. Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=24421 [Access: June 12, 2021].


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Kashif A, Ghazanfer S, Moin S, Taj S, Zahraa F. Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count. RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 266-269.



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Kashif A, Ghazanfer S, Moin S, Taj S, Zahraa F. Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count. RMJ. (2021), [cited June 12, 2021]; 46(2): 266-269.



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Kashif, A., Ghazanfer, . S., Moin, . S., Taj, . S. & Zahraa, . F. (2021) Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count. RMJ, 46 (2), 266-269.



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Kashif, Ambreen, Sidra Ghazanfer, Saira Moin, Sadia Taj, and Fatima Zahraa. 2021. Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (2), 266-269.



Chicago Style

Kashif, Ambreen, Sidra Ghazanfer, Saira Moin, Sadia Taj, and Fatima Zahraa. "Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 266-269.



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Kashif, Ambreen, Sidra Ghazanfer, Saira Moin, Sadia Taj, and Fatima Zahraa. "Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count." Rawal Medical Journal 46.2 (2021), 266-269. Print.



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Kashif, A., Ghazanfer, . S., Moin, . S., Taj, . S. & Zahraa, . F. (2021) Platelet Rich Plasma: Cost-effective & simple technique with high yield platelet count. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (2), 266-269.








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