Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) - A Novel Regenerative Material in oral and maxillofacial surgery - A LITERATURE REVIEW

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SUTHANRAJ AK NIRMALA J. DEVAR VELMURUGAN J P VEERAMUTHU J M DEEPAK V MAGADALINE JOSHY V

Abstract

The development of novel regenerative material to reduce inflammation and enhance healing process is one of the greatest task in clinical research. PRF ( platelet rich fibrin) is an second generation platelet concentrate which has gained popularity in recent years due to its unique regenerative process. Platelet Rich Fibrin is completely autologous material with extended growth factor release compared to other growth concentrates. The standard quality and quantity of the fibrin matrix , leukocytes, platelets, and growth factors of PRF demands a standard protocol for preparation. The use of Platelet Rich Fibrin treatment has shown increased cellular proliferation, osteogenesis and mineralisation thereby enhancing wound healing capacity. Due to its versatility Platelet Rich Fibrin serves as workhorse in wound healing. This Review article attempts to encapsulate the technique, it’s preparation and use of Platelet Rich Fibrin in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Keywords: PRF (platelet rich fibrin), Autogenous material, growth factor

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AK, SUTHANRAJ et al. Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) - A Novel Regenerative Material in oral and maxillofacial surgery - A LITERATURE REVIEW. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 1, jan. 2023. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/3538>. Date accessed: 13 july 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v11i1.3538.
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