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Platelet-rich fibrin matrix for facial plastic surgery.
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PMID:  22537785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Platelets are known primarily for their role in hemostasis, but there is increasing interest in the effect of platelets on wound healing. Platelet isolates such as platelet-rich plasma have been advocated to enhance and accelerate wound healing. This article describes the use of a novel preparation, platelet-rich fibrin matrix (PRFM), for facial plastic surgery applications such as volume augmentation, fat transfer supplementation, and as an adjunct to open surgical procedures.
Anthony P Sclafani; Masoud Saman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1558-1926     ISO Abbreviation:  Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9414907     Medline TA:  Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, 310 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA; Department of Otolaryngology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA.
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