Therapeutic Uses of Platelets

Platelets and platelet transfusions have traditionally been used for patients with low platelet counts, in certain cancer treatments, as part of organ transplants and in certain surgeries.   Additionally, the use of autologous (patient sourced) platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) has been safely used and documented for numerous years in the following therapeutic areas:

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • ENT
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology (serum drops for dry eye and numerous corneal diseases)
  • Urology
  • Wound Healing
  • Cosmetics
  • Dermatology
  • Cardiothoracic
  • Maxillofacial Surgery