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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28221183/the-effect-of-plasma-rich-in-growth-factors-on-pattern-hair-loss-a-pilot-study
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Eduardo Anitua, Ander Pino, Nahikari Martinez, Gorka Orive, Daniel Berridi
BACKGROUND: Autologous growth factors have proved to promote tissue regeneration in various medical fields. Recent findings suggest that platelet rich plasma may also play an important role in hair follicle restoration. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and clinical efficacy of plasma rich in growth factors (PRGFs) for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia (AGA). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Five PRGF injections were administered over 19 patients with AGA...
February 17, 2017: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28216604/evaluation-of-not-activated-and-activated-prp-in-hair-loss-treatment-role-of-growth-factor-and-cytokine-concentrations-obtained-by-different-collection-systems
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Pietro Gentile, John P Cole, Megan A Cole, Simone Garcovich, Alessandra Bielli, Maria Giovanna Scioli, Augusto Orlandi, Chiara Insalaco, Valerio Cervelli
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) was tested as a potential therapy for androgenetic alopecia (AGA) through two different clinical protocols in which one population (18 participants) received half-head treatment with autologous non-activated PRP (A-PRP) produced by CPunT Preparation System (Biomed Device, Modena, Italy) and the other half-head with placebo, and a second separated population in which all participants (n = 6, 3 participants per group) received treatment with calcium-activated PRP (AA-PRP) produced from one of two different PRP collection devices (Regen Blood Cell Therapy or Arthrex Angel System)...
February 14, 2017: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27922680/identification-of-key-genes-induced-by-platelet-rich-plasma-in-human-dermal-papilla-cells-using-bioinformatics-methods
#3
Haiyan Shen, Hanxiao Cheng, Haihua Chen, Jufang Zhang
Dermal papilla cells (DPCs) are located at the base of hair follicles, and are known to induce hair follicle regeneration. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) functions in hair follicle regeneration. To investigate the influence of PRP on DPCs, the present study analyzed RNA‑seq data of human hair dermal papilla cells (HHDPCs) that were treated or untreated by PRP. The data included in the RNA‑seq were from two normal and two treated HHDPC samples. Following identification by Cuffdiff software, differentially expressed genes (DEGs) underwent enrichment analyses, and protein-protein interaction networks were constructed using Cytoscape software...
January 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27918883/platelet-rich-plasma-in-androgenic-alopecia-indications-technique-and-potential-benefits
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REVIEW
Elie M Ferneini, Daniel Beauvais, Concetta Castiglione, Moniek V Ferneini
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to provide an overview of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injected into the scalp for the management of androgenic alopecia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A literature review was performed to evaluate the benefits of PRP in androgenic alopecia. RESULTS: Hair restoration has been increasing. PRP's main components of platelet-derived growth factor, transforming growth factor, and vascular endothelial growth factor have the potential to stimulate hard and soft tissue wound healing...
November 15, 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27791311/platelets-rich-plasma-versus-minoxidil-5-in-treatment-of-alopecia-areata-a-trichoscopic-evaluation
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Moustafa A El Taieb, Hassan Ibrahim, Essam A Nada, Mai Seif Al-Din
Alopecia areata is a common cause of nonscarring alopecia that occurs in a patchy, confluent, or diffuse pattern. Dermoscopy is a noninvasive technique for the clinical diagnosis of many skin diseases. Topical minoxidil solution 5% and platelet rich plasma are important modalities used in treatment of alopecia areata. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of PRP versus topical minoxidil 5% in the treatment of AA by clinical evaluation and trichoscopic examination. Ninety patients were allocated into three groups; the first was treated with topical minoxidil 5% solution, the second with platelets rich plasma injections, and the third with placebo...
January 2017: Dermatologic Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27770310/treating-alopecia-areata-current-practices-versus-new-directions
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REVIEW
Aditya K Gupta, Jessie Carviel, William Abramovits
Alopecia areata (AA) is non-scarring hair loss resulting from an autoimmune disorder. Severity varies from patchy hair loss that often spontaneously resolves to severe and chronic cases that can progress to total loss of scalp and body hair. Many treatments are available; however, the efficacy of these treatments has not been confirmed, especially in severe cases, and relapse rates are high. First-line treatment often includes corticosteroids such as intralesional or topical steroids for mild cases and systemic steroids or topical immunotherapy with diphenylcyclopropenone or squaric acid dibutylester in severe cases...
February 2017: American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27631460/a-mechanistic-model-of-platelet-rich-plasma-treatment-for-androgenetic-alopecia
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Aditya K Gupta, Jessie Carviel
BACKGROUND: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a novel procedure used to treat androgenetic alopecia (AGA). OBJECTIVE: Propose a mechanism of action of PRP therapy for AGA. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A thorough literature search including PRP research for AGA therapy as well as PRP research in other areas of medicine was conducted. RESULTS: A mechanistic model for the action of PRP on the hair follicle was created. CONCLUSION: Platelet-rich plasma therapy stimulates hair growth through the promotion of vascularization and angiogenesis, as well as encourages hair follicles to enter and extend the duration of the anagen phase of the growth cycle...
December 2016: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27608205/double-blind-placebo-controlled-pilot-study-on-the-use-of-platelet-rich-plasma-in-women-with-female-androgenetic-alopecia
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Carlos J Puig, Robert Reese, Michelle Peters
BACKGROUND: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been suggested as a therapeutic intervention for female androgenetic alopecia. OBJECTIVE: To perform a pilot study on the effect of PRP scalp injections in women with female androgenetic alopecia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This double-blind, multicenter, placebo-controlled study compared the effect of PRP with that of saline placebo as scalp injection. The endpoints were hair count and hair mass index (HMI), along with patient-opinion survey responses...
November 2016: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27530764/micro-needling-depth-penetration-presence-of-pigment-particles-and-fluorescein-stained-platelets-clinical-usage-for-aesthetic-concerns
#9
Gordon H Sasaki
BACKGROUND: Aesthetic micro-needling (MN) has demonstrated skin permeability to cosmeceutical ingredients and platelet-rich plasma by creating reversible micro-channels in the skin. OBJECTIVES: The purposes of this study were to determine: (1) actual needle depth-penetrations by adjusting needle lengths in a disposable tip of an electric MN device; (2) time-dependent passage of pigment and platelets; and (3) safety and efficacy profiles in patients. METHODS: Excised micro-needled pre-auricular skin was used to determine actual depths of tissue penetration with six needle lengths, and the presence of massaged pigment particles (histological examination) and fluorescein-labeled platelets (confocal laser microscopy) in 1 mm depth micro-channels over an hour...
January 2017: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27300455/soft-tissue-augmentation-of-the-face-with-autologous-platelet-derived-growth-factors-and-tricalcium-phosphate-microtomography-evaluation-of-mice
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Antonio Scarano, Luca Valbonetti, Massimiliano Marchetti, Felice Lorusso, Maurizio Ceccarelli
BACKGROUND: The platelets used in oral, maxillofacial, and plastic surgery are generally grouped as concentrated platelet-rich plasma. The general principle of production consists of a centrifugation, making it possible to eliminate red blood cells, then acellular plasma, to preserve only the concentrated platelets. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was that micro porous tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) mixed with autologous platelet-derived growth factors could be an alternative to fat and hyaluronic acid which are widely used for oral and maxillofacial soft tissue augmentation...
July 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27234711/autologous-platelet-rich-plasma-for-the-treatment-of-pattern-hair-loss
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REVIEW
Babu Singh, Lynne J Goldberg
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a solution derived from whole blood that is enriched in the platelet fraction. Platelets serve as a reservoir of growth factors and cytokines. When platelets are activated in vivo, signaling molecules are released into the immediate microenvironment and activate receptors for various pathways. Historically, PRP has been applied to wound beds to promote healing of complex wounds. Over the last decade, it has served as a valuable therapeutic tool in various specialties such as maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedics and sports medicine...
August 2016: American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27119924/collagen-and-fractionated-platelet-rich-plasma-scaffold-for-dermal-regeneration
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Matthew T Houdek, Cody C Wyles, Paul G Stalboerger, Andre Terzic, Atta Behfar, Steven L Moran
BACKGROUND: Current options for in vivo regeneration of dermal tissue remain limited. The purpose of this study was to engineer a unique scaffold capable of recruiting dermal stem cells from adjacent tissue, thus circumventing the need to seed the scaffolds with stem cells before implantation, leading to skin regeneration. METHODS: A hydrogel scaffold was created through combination of type I collagen along with fractionated platelet-rich plasma. This was compared to a control hydrogel consisting of type I collagen and fetal bovine serum...
May 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27035501/randomized-placebo-controlled-double-blind-half-head-study-to-assess-the-efficacy-of-platelet-rich-plasma-on-the-treatment-of-androgenetic-alopecia
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Rubina Alves, Ramon Grimalt
BACKGROUND: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) was identified as having a beneficial effect in alopecia and has been postulated as a new therapy for androgenetic alopecia (AGA). OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of PRP for the treatment of AGA. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study in 25 patients with AGA. Platelet-rich plasma was injected in half-head and the other half-head with placebo. Each patient received a total of 3 treatments of PRP, 1 month apart...
April 2016: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26988129/platelet-rich-plasma-as-a-novel-treatment-for-lichen-planopillaris
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Željana Bolanča, Andy Goren, Biserka Getaldić-Švarc, Majda Vučić, Mirna Šitum
Treatment of lichen planopillaris (LPP) remains a significant challenge due to the irreversible damage inflicted on hair follicles combined with the low efficacy of existing treatments. We hypothesized that growth factors released by the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) may arrest the development of LPP. To test our hypothesis, we treated an LPP patient that has failed previous treatments with a new PRP regimen. Following PRP treatment and six months follow-up, the patient experienced complete regression of itching and hair shedding...
July 2016: Dermatologic Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26420936/efficacy-of-platelet-rich-plasma-in-treatment-of-androgenic-alopecia
#15
Parul Singhal, Sachin Agarwal, Paramjeet Singh Dhot, Satish K Sayal
BACKGROUND: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has shown remarkable beneficial effects without any major adverse reactions in the treatment of androgenic alopecia. The growth factors in activated autologous PRP induce the proliferation of dermal papilla cells. OBJECTIVES: The objective was to investigate the clinical efficacy of PRP in treatment of androgenic alopecia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten patients were given autologous PRP injections on the affected area of alopecia over a period of 3 months at interval of 2-3 weeks and results were assessed...
July 2015: Asian Journal of Transfusion Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26400925/the-effect-of-platelet-rich-plasma-in-hair-regrowth-a-randomized-placebo-controlled-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Pietro Gentile, Simone Garcovich, Alessandra Bielli, Maria Giovanna Scioli, Augusto Orlandi, Valerio Cervelli
UNLABELLED: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has emerged as a new treatment modality in regenerative plastic surgery, and preliminary evidence suggests that it might have a beneficial role in hair regrowth. Here, we report the results of a randomized, evaluator-blinded, placebo-controlled, half-head group study to compare, with the aid of computerized trichograms, hair regrowth with PRP versus placebo. The safety and clinical efficacy of autologous PRP injections for pattern hair loss were investigated...
November 2015: Stem Cells Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26355625/emerging-therapies-for-androgenetic-alopecia
#17
REVIEW
Terrence Keaney
Androgenetic alopecia is the progressive miniaturization of the scalp's terminal follicles in aging men. Over 40% of Caucasian men develop hair loss by the age of 40. Despite its prevalence, there are only two FDA approved medications to treat the condition. Recognizing the unmet need, new medical, procedural, and surgical treatments are being adopted to combat progressive hair loss. This review examines emerging hair loss treatments including medical therapies that the target prostaglandins, low level light therapy, platelet rich plasma injections, and robotic hair transplantation...
September 2015: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology: JDD
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26205133/systematic-review-of-the-use-of-platelet-rich-plasma-in-aesthetic-dermatology
#18
REVIEW
Michael S Leo, Alur S Kumar, Raj Kirit, Rajyalaxmi Konathan, Raja K Sivamani
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a highly concentrated autologous solution of plasma prepared from a patient's own blood. PRP contains platelets that are purported to release numerous growth factors that may be valuable in numerous dermatologic applications. Here, we review systematically the clinical cosmetic applications of PRP including: androgenetic alopecia, scar revision, acne scars, skin rejuvenation, dermal augmentation, and striae distensae to understand the potential and best practices for PRP use. A systematic search was conducted on three databases: Pubmed, Embase, and Web of Science...
December 2015: Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26180449/platelet-rich-plasma-as-a-potential-treatment-for-noncicatricial-alopecias
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REVIEW
Gkini Maria-Angeliki, Kouskoukis Alexandros-Efstratios, Rigopoulos Dimitris, Kouskoukis Konstantinos
Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) and alopecia areata (AA) are common hair loss disorders affecting both men and women. Despite available therapeutic options, search for new, more effective treatment is constant. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) could be effective in promoting hair growth: (1) To present PRP and its mechanism of action in promoting hair growth and (2) to evaluate its preparation methods and its therapeutic potential in noncicatrial alopecias in a systematic review. An international bibliography search, through five databases, was conducted to find articles regarding PRP's action on hair loss...
April 2015: International Journal of Trichology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26133312/current-status-of-fractional-laser-resurfacing
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REVIEW
Paul J Carniol, Mark M Hamilton, Eric T Carniol
Fractional lasers were first developed based on observations of lasers designed for hair transplantation. In 2007, ablative fractional laser resurfacing was introduced. The fractionation allowed deeper tissue penetration, leading to greater tissue contraction, collagen production and tissue remodeling. Since then, fractional erbium:YAG resurfacing lasers have also been introduced. These lasers have yielded excellent results in treating photoaging, acne scarring, and dyschromia. With the adjustment of microspot density, pulse duration, number of passes, and fluence, the surgeon can adjust the treatment effects...
September 2015: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
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