PRP Articles


Asif, Mohd, et al. “Combined Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma with Microneedling Verses Microneedling with Distilled Water in the Treatment of Atrophic Acne Scars: a Concurrent Split-Face Study.” Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, vol. 15, no. 4, 8 Dec. 2016, pp. 434–443., doi:10.1111/jocd.12207.

Blanke, Fabian. “Percutaneous Injections of Platelet Rich Plasma for Treatment of Intrasubstance Meniscal Lesions.” Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal, 20 Oct. 2015, doi:10.11138/mltj/2015.5.3.162.

Casabona, Francesco, et al. “New Surgical Approach to Lichen Sclerosus of the Vulva: The Role of Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Cells and Platelet-Rich Plasma in Tissue Regeneration.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 126, no. 4, Oct. 2010, doi:10.1097/prs.0b013e3181ea9386.

Cho, Jeong Mok, et al. “Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Ultraviolet b-Induced Skin Wrinkles in Nude Mice.” Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, vol. 64, no. 2, Feb. 2011, doi:10.1016/j.bjps.2010.08.014.

Dallari, Dante, et al. “Ultrasound-Guided Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid, Separately and in Combination, for Hip Osteoarthritis.” The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 44, no. 3, 21 Mar. 2016, pp. 664–671., doi:10.1177/0363546515620383.

Dawood, Ayman Shehata, and Hesham Abdelaziz Salem. “Current Clinical Applications of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Various Gynecological Disorders: An Appraisal of Theory and Practice.” Clinical and Experimental Reproductive Medicine, vol. 45, no. 2, 30 June 2018, pp. 67–74., doi:10.5653/cerm.2018.45.2.67.

Dhillon, Robinder S, et al. “Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy – Future or Trend?” Arthritis Research & Therapy, vol. 14, no. 4, 8 Aug. 2012, p. 219., doi:10.1186/ar3914.

Fitzpatrick, Jane, et al. “The Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections in Gluteal Tendinopathy: A Randomized, Double-Blind Controlled Trial Comparing a Single Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection With a Single Corticosteroid Injection.” The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 46, no. 4, 2018, pp. 933–939., doi:10.1177/0363546517745525.

Franic, D., et al. “Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for the Treatment of Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus in a Premenopausal Woman: A Case Report.” Case Reports in Women’s Health, vol. 18, Apr. 2018, doi:10.1016/j.crwh.2018.e00062.

Gentile, Pietro, et al. “The Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Hair Regrowth: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial.” STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, vol. 4, no. 11, 23 Nov. 2015, pp. 1317–1323., doi:10.5966/sctm.2015-0107.

Goldstein, Andrew T., et al. “Intradermal Injection of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma for the Treatment of Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 76, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 158–160., doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2016.07.037.

Gosens, Taco, et al. “Ongoing Positive Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Corticosteroid Injection in Lateral Epicondylitis.” The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 39, no. 6, 2011, pp. 1200–1208., doi:10.1177/0363546510397173.

Güvendi, Ece Uslu. “Comparison of Efficiency Between Corticosteroid and Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapies in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis.” Archives of Rheumatology, vol. 33, no. 3, 2018, pp. 273–281., doi:10.5606/archrheumatol.2018.6608.

Halpern, Brian, et al. “Clinical and MRI Outcomes After Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis.” Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, vol. 23, no. 3, 2013, pp. 238–239., doi:10.1097/jsm.0b013e31827c3846.

Hersant, Barbara, et al. “Efficacy of Injecting Platelet Concentrate Combined with Hyaluronic Acid for the Treatment of Vulvovaginal Atrophy in Postmenopausal Women with History of Breast Cancer.” Menopause, vol. 25, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 1124–1130., doi:10.1097/gme.0000000000001122.

Jo, Chris Hyunchul, et al. “Platelet-Rich Plasma Stimulates Cell Proliferation and Enhances Matrix Gene Expression and Synthesis in Tenocytes From Human Rotator Cuff Tendons With Degenerative Tears.” The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 40, no. 5, 23 May 2012, pp. 1035–1045., doi:10.1177/0363546512437525.

Kakudo, Natsuko, et al. “Proliferation-Promoting Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Human Adipose–Derived Stem Cells and Human Dermal Fibroblasts.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 122, no. 5, Nov. 2008, pp. 1352–1360., doi:10.1097/prs.0b013e3181882046.

Kang, J.-S., et al. “The Effect of CD34+ Cell-Containing Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection on Pattern Hair Loss: a Preliminary Study.” Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, vol. 28, no. 1, 20 Jan. 2014, pp. 72–79., doi:10.1111/jdv.12062.

Kim, Dae Hun, et al. “Can Platelet-Rich Plasma Be Used for Skin Rejuvenation? Evaluation of Effects of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Human Dermal Fibroblast.” Annals of Dermatology, vol. 23, no. 4, 23 Nov. 2011, p. 424., doi:10.5021/ad.2011.23.4.424.

Kon, Elizaveta, et al. “Platelet-Rich Plasma Intra-Articular Injection Versus Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation as Treatments for Cartilage Pathology: From Early Degeneration to Osteoarthritis.” Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery, vol. 27, no. 11, 2011, pp. 1490–1501., doi:10.1016/j.arthro.2011.05.011.

Krogh , TP, et al. “An Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma, Glucocorticoid, or Saline Solution Produced Similar Pain and Disability Results in Lateral Epicondylitis.” The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, vol. 95, no. 22, 4 Mar. 2013, pp. 625–35., doi:10.1177/0363546512472975.

Kumaran, Msendhil, and Arshdeep. “Platelet-Rich Plasma in Dermatology: Boon or a Bane?” Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, vol. 80, no. 1, 2014, p. 5., doi:10.4103/0378-6323.125467.

Lee, Kyu-Suk. “Platelet-Rich Plasma Induces Increased Expression of G1 Cell Cycle Regulators, Type I Collagen, and Matrix Metalloproteinase-1 in Human Skin Fibroblasts.” International Journal of Molecular Medicine, 24 July 2011, pp. 32–36., doi:10.3892/ijmm.2011.803.

Matz, Ethan L, et al. “Safety and Feasibility of Platelet Rich Fibrin Matrix Injections for Treatment of Common Urologic Conditions.” Investigative and Clinical Urology, vol. 59, no. 1, Jan. 2018, p. 61., doi:10.4111/icu.2018.59.1.61.

Mazzocca, Augustus D., et al. “The Positive Effects of Different Platelet-Rich Plasma Methods on Human Muscle, Bone, and Tendon Cells.” The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 40, no. 8, 16 Aug. 2012, pp. 1742–1749., doi:10.1177/0363546512452713.

Mehryan, Pedram, et al. “Assessment of Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) on Infraorbital Dark Circles and Crow’s Feet Wrinkles.” Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, vol. 13, no. 1, Mar. 2014, pp. 72–78., doi:10.1111/jocd.12072.

Patel, Sandeep, et al. “Treatment With Platelet-Rich Plasma Is More Effective Than Placebo for Knee Osteoarthritis.” The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 41, no. 2, 2013, pp. 356–364., doi:10.1177/0363546512471299.

Pujol, Nicolas, et al. “Clinical Outcomes of Open Meniscal Repair of Horizontal Meniscal Tears in Young Patients.” Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, vol. 21, no. 7, 2012, pp. 1530–1533., doi:10.1007/s00167-012-2099-y.

Randhawa, Karen, and C. J. Shukla. “Non-Invasive Treatment in the Management of Peyronie’s Disease.” Therapeutic Advances in Urology, vol. 11, Feb. 2019, p. 175628721882367., doi:10.1177/1756287218823671.

Runels, Charles, et al. “A Pilot Study of the Effect of Localized Injections of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for the Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction.” Journal of Women’s Health Care, vol. 03, no. 04, 2014, doi:10.4172/2167-0420.1000169.

Russo, Fabrizio, et al. “Platelet Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid Blend for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: Rheological and Biological Evaluation.” Plos One, vol. 11, no. 6, 2016, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157048.

Salamanna, Francesca, et al. “New and Emerging Strategies in Platelet-Rich Plasma Application in Musculoskeletal Regenerative Procedures: General Overview on Still Open Questions and Outlook.” BioMed Research International, vol. 2015, 5 May 2015, pp. 1–24., doi:10.1155/2015/846045.


Sampson, Steven, et al. “Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Patients with Primary and Secondary Knee Osteoarthritis.” American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, vol. 89, no. 12, Dec. 2010, pp. 961–969., doi:10.1097/phm.0b013e3181fc7edf.

Scarpone, Michael, et al. “Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: A Prospective Open-Label Study.” Global Advances in Health and Medicine, vol. 2, no. 2, Mar. 2013, pp. 26–31., doi:10.7453/gahmj.2012.054.

Sclafani, Anthony P. “Platelet-Rich Fibrin Matrix for Improvement of Deep Nasolabial Folds.” Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, vol. 9, no. 1, Mar. 2010, pp. 66–71., doi:10.1111/j.1473-2165.2010.00486.x.

Sclafani, Anthony. “Applications of Platelet-Rich Fibrin Matrix in Facial Plastic Surgery.” Facial Plastic Surgery, vol. 25, no. 04, Nov. 2009, pp. 270–276., doi:10.1055/s-0029-1242033.

Sengodan, Vetrivelchezian, et al. “Treatment of Partial Rotator Cuff Tear with Ultrasound-Guided Platelet-Rich Plasma.” Journal of Clinical Imaging Science, vol. 7, no. 1, 14 Aug. 2017, p. 32., doi:10.4103/jcis.jcis_26_17.

Sundman, Emily A., et al. “The Anti-Inflammatory and Matrix Restorative Mechanisms of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Osteoarthritis.” The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 42, no. 1, 2013, pp. 35–41., doi:10.1177/0363546513507766.

Thanasas, Christos, et al. “Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Autologous Whole Blood for the Treatment of Chronic Lateral Elbow Epicondylitis.” The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 39, no. 10, 2 Oct. 2011, pp. 2130–2134., doi:10.1177/0363546511417113.

Trebinjac, Suad, and Hamda Kitchbi. “Long-Term Effect of Prolotherapy on Symptomatic Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy.” Journal of Health Sciences, vol. 5, no. 3, 2 Dec. 2015, pp. 93–98., doi:10.17532/jhsci.2016.257.

Trink, A., et al. “A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo- and Active-Controlled, Half-Head Study to Evaluate the Effects of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Alopecia Areata.” British Journal of Dermatology, vol. 169, no. 3, 30 Sept. 2013, pp. 690–694., doi:10.1111/bjd.12397.

Wu, Chien‐Chih, et al. “The Neuroprotective Effect of Platelet‐Rich Plasma on Erectile Function in Bilateral Cavernous Nerve Injury Rat Model.” The Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol. 9, no. 11, Nov. 2012, pp. 2838–2848., doi:10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02881.x.

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