What is PRP?
PRP is an abbreviationfor the initials of the expression "Platelet Rich Plasma", whichmeans "platelet rich plasma".
What is Thrombocyte?
The thrombocyte is oneof three cell types found in blood. The main function of thrombocyte is tocreate a plug (clot) to stop the blood flow when the injury occurs, and to healthe injured area with the restorative protein.
PRP is a drug or not?
PRP is definitely not adrug. It is prepared from one's own blood and can not be applied to another one.This technology is an FDA-approved treatment applied in all countries of theworld such as USA and Europe.
Will the PRP processharm other organs? Does it contain cortisone?
Unlike drugs, the effectis limited to the region where it is applied. It does not cause side effects onthe kidney, liver and stomach. It does not contain cortisone.
How is the mechanism ofaction of PRP?
With qualified PRPequipment, nearly all of the factors needed are achieved. By stimulating therepairing cells in injured tendons and cartilage, PRP accelerates healing thatarea. Especially in knee osteoarthritis, PRP has a healing effect on cartilageinjuries and abrasions. In such cases PRP can provide slow put permanenttreatment.
How many sessions of PRPshould I have to take and how long PRP therapeutic effect will continue?
At the end of PRPapplications with three sessions at intervals of two weeks resulted cartilagerepair. It is a treatment that shows its effect over passing time. It isrecommended to repeat PRP treatment in every year.
How is PRP procedureapplied?
20 cc of blood is taken bythe sterile PRP tool for PRP administration. It is prepared within 15 minutesby special centrifuge device. The rich part of the thrombocyte in the kit is taken with the aid of an injector and injectedinto the injured area of the person in a sterile way. PRP is definitely amedical application that should be applied by a doctor.
Is there a risk ofinfectious disease in the treatment of PRP?
Since all of the contentobtained with PRP is completely owned by the individual, there is no risk ofallergy or infectious disease. In addition, procedures such as taking blood,removing platelets are done with a sterile, closed kit, so there is no risk ofinfection from outside. Apart from these, nothing added to the PRP isavailable. For these reasons, this application can be considered reliable.
Which parts of the bodyPRP can be applied?
Apart from knee osteoarthritis, it can be applied in the treatment of meniscustears, cartilage problems in other joints such as ankle-shoulder-wrist,musculoskeletal injuries such as heel spine, tennis elbow, tendinitis afterspecialist physician's examination.
To whom we cannot apply PRP procedure?
The PRP process is a process, such as a normalneedle striking, and you can walk immediately afterwards. You may have pain inthe first few days, we do not recommend getting painkillers. We recommend touse ice treatment and having rest.
What is stem cell therapy?
Stem cells are the repaircells of the body. A adult stem cells called, mesenchyme stem cells are knownas tissue repair cells and are located in the bone marrow with adipose tissue.
Where is stem celltherapy done?
Stem cell therapy in thepast as a remedy to make a very difficult and very expensive process. But now,thanks to advanced technologies and advanced devices, we are able to do theseoperations in the office environment.
How is stem cell therapydone?
In sterile conditions inthe consulting room, the fat tissue is removed from the umbilicus or the hipregion with local anesthesia and centrifuged to separate the suspensionfractions. Since the amount of fat intake is small, it does not cause cosmeticproblems in the patient. During the procedure, the patient is awake and waitingfor the procedure to finish smoothly without feeling any pain.
How does the stem cellwork?
After injecting to the injured or damagedregion,steöall converts into a type of all which is needed for repair andhealing for example bone cartilage etc.