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Type: Artigo
Title: Leukocyte-rich PRP versus leukocyte-poor PRP - The role of monocyte/macrophage function in the healing cascade
Author: Lana, J.F.
Huber, S.C.
Purita, J.
Tambeli, C.H.
Santos, G.S.
Paulus, C.
Annichino-Bizzacchi, J.M.
Abstract: The mechanism of action of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is thought to be related to the biomolecules present in α-granules. However, for the healing process to occur, an inflammatory phase is also deemed necessary. Leukocytes present in the inflammatory phase release both pro- and anti-inflammatory molecules. The latter may play an important role in the process of “inflammatory regeneration”. Thus, we propose that in the context of healing, both platelets and leukocytes play an important role, specifically due to the macrophage's plasticity to switch from the M1 to M2 fraction. Therefore, we propose that PRP products derived from the buffy coat may be more beneficial than detrimental from a standpoint of the regenerative potential of PRP
Subject: Macrofagos
Country: India
Editor: Elsevier
Rights: Fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.jcot.2019.05.008
Date Issue: 2019
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