Avances en Periodoncia e Implantología Oral
versión impresa ISSN 1699-6585
The aim of this work was to make a review about the evolution of the platelet rich plasma (PRP) in literature. After an introduction, the main components of the PRP are showed, giving more relevance to the growing factors to continue with the obtaining procedure and its aplication in the surgical aspect. Later, a review about the regeneration process by means of histological findings is made from the very first moment to the sixth week. In the discussion, it can be observed that there is a great polemic between the found studies about the usefulness of the PRP in osseous regeneration, and then some potencial riks about the utilization of the PRP are put forward to finish with a brief review of comparative studies between different obtaining and activation methods. Finally, some conclusions are established and the bibliography searched is presented.
Palabras clave : Platelet rich plasma; regeneration; PRP.