Local application of a solution of plasma enriched with platelets derived from the patient’s blood intents to trigger the healing process in non-responsive chronic wound, increase the wound repair rate and reduce pain. PRP has also be claimed to have bactericidal properties that allows to use it for the prevention of infections after surgery or the treatment of infected wound. Hereunder, we report cases of treatment of infected wound.
The application of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (A-PRP®) in gel form is particularly effective in the treatment of ulcers (neuropathic, venous and pressure ulcers), triggering the healing process even in chronic non-responsive wounds. It decreases pain and inflammation and reduces the duration of hospitalisation.
- Diabetic Wounds
- Varicose Ulcers