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>Journals >Revista Cubana de Ortopedia y Traumatología >Year 2015, Issue 1


Pérez CD, Echemendía AL, Muñoz CÁD, de los Rodríguez OC, Piloto TKM, Gámez PA
Platelets for therapeutic purposes in SOMA injuries
Revista Cubana de Ortopedia y Traumatología 2015; 29 (1)

Language: Español
References: 21
Page: 88-95
PDF: 169.73 Kb.


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ABSTRACT

The use of platelets for therapeutic purposes has gained great interest in recent years by their large properties as tissue repair. Besides its role in clotting and hemostasis, platelet alpha granules contain several molecules (growth factors) that are secreted upon activation. A literature review was performed to present the main features and functions of platelets that give them therapeutic properties in different injuries of the osteomioarticular system. Its components and functions are also presented here. Platelets usefulness for therapeutic purposes in patients with orthopedic conditions is highlighted.


Key words: platelets, coagulation, hemostasis, growth factors, SOMA.







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