Platelet Rich Plasma in Medicine: Basic Aspects and Clinical Applications
Description of Platelet Rich Plasma in Medicine: Basic Aspects and Clinical Applications
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP), typically by injection, and its usage across medical disciplines. This multi-authored, multi-institutional, and multi-specialty based text is designed to guide health care providers in the varied uses of PRP — starting from its history and preparation and moving through a variety of disciplines to illustrate how PRP can help healing.
Clinical Applications of Platelet Rich Plasma in Medicine is divided into three sections: The first gives an overview of the basic science of PRP; the second provides a detailed overview of the clinical indications of PRP; and the third section discusses potential complications in conjunction with relevant case studies. It will feature a wealth of images and diagrams to illustrate best practices in using PRP.
Written to be used by oral and maxillofacial surgeons, plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, otolaryngologists, dentists, orthopedic surgeons, and general surgeons to name a few, this book will provide an evidence-based approach to using PRP in practice. The editors have extensive academic experience and have authored multiple scientific publications, while the contributions included in the text have been written by experts and leaders in the fields touched upon in the book.
About the Author
Elie M. Ferneini, MD, DMD, MHS, MBA, FACS, is a practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Cheshire, Connecticut, USA and an associate clinical professor at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Ferneini is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University (BS, magna cum laude), Quinnipiac University (MHS, MBA), and University of Connecticut Medical and Dental Schools (DMD, MD).
Regina Landesberg DMD, PhD is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who has been actively involved in clinical and basic research throughout her career. Dr. Landesberg is a graduate of Ithaca College (BA, magna cum laude), University of Connecticut (DMD) and University of Rochester (Residency in Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, MS, PhD, and Post Doctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedics).
Steven Halepas, DMD, MD, FACD is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City. He was born and raised in Connecticut, USA.
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