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Although blood mainly consists of a liquid called plasma, it also contains a number of other components including red cells, white cells, and platelets. Platelets circulate in the blood and play a crucial role in blood clotting. They also contain proteins called growth factors, which are needed to stimulate the healing of injuries.
The evolving role of platelet-rich plasma in cosmetic procedures

The evolving role of platelet-rich plasma in cosmetic procedures

New approach shows promise for treating shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

New approach shows promise for treating shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

Researchers identify a gut microbe generated byproduct linked to cardiovascular disease

Researchers identify a gut microbe generated byproduct linked to cardiovascular disease

Study shows wide variability in cost for orthobiologic therapies

Study shows wide variability in cost for orthobiologic therapies

Review examines the role of biologic agents in management of shoulder and elbow problems

Review examines the role of biologic agents in management of shoulder and elbow problems

NYU Langone performs first-ever foot and ankle arthroscopic procedure with new camera system

NYU Langone performs first-ever foot and ankle arthroscopic procedure with new camera system

Researchers investigate whether platelet-rich plasma therapy can reduce risk of meniscus repair

Researchers investigate whether platelet-rich plasma therapy can reduce risk of meniscus repair

Platelet-rich plasma does not enhance cartilage formation capabilities of stem cells

Platelet-rich plasma does not enhance cartilage formation capabilities of stem cells

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ranked to be most effective in treating knee OA

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ranked to be most effective in treating knee OA

Scientists develop new method for enhancing breast reconstruction with autologous fat

Scientists develop new method for enhancing breast reconstruction with autologous fat

Researchers urge caution in treating injured young athletes with cell-based therapies

Researchers urge caution in treating injured young athletes with cell-based therapies

Doctors Studio introduces noninvasive medical procedure to treat erectile dysfunction

Doctors Studio introduces noninvasive medical procedure to treat erectile dysfunction

New review finds successful outcomes for Achilles tendon tear with surgical and nonsurgical treatments

New review finds successful outcomes for Achilles tendon tear with surgical and nonsurgical treatments

AOSSM presents research awards, grants at annual meeting

AOSSM presents research awards, grants at annual meeting

Platelet-rich plasma therapy may help improve tissue healing

Platelet-rich plasma therapy may help improve tissue healing

RepliCel Life Sciences announces final design specifications for next-generation dermal injector

RepliCel Life Sciences announces final design specifications for next-generation dermal injector

AOSSM to present awards and grants to encourage cutting-edge research in orthopaedic sports medicine

AOSSM to present awards and grants to encourage cutting-edge research in orthopaedic sports medicine

NIBIB-supported researchers create platelet-like particles to control excessive bleeding, augment clotting

NIBIB-supported researchers create platelet-like particles to control excessive bleeding, augment clotting

Study: Early improvements not sustained in patients treated with PRP injection for facet joint arthropathy

Study: Early improvements not sustained in patients treated with PRP injection for facet joint arthropathy

EKF Diagnostics to highlight expanding product portfolio at AACC Clinical Lab Expo

EKF Diagnostics to highlight expanding product portfolio at AACC Clinical Lab Expo