Platelet gel: the “holy water” of regenerative medicine

  • Andrea PiccinEmail author
  • Angela Maria Di Pierro
  • Luca Calabrese
  • Fabrizio Fontanella
  • Massimo Daves


Regenerative Medicine is currently very popular and of great interest in the West countries, because the increasing ageing population. The hope is that Regenerative Medicine may improve organ dysfunction and delay tissue degeneration. Regenerative Medicine is still confined to the bench side and translational steps to clinical trial really capable of curing degenerative disease is still far to become a common therapy.


Wound healing process Platelet growth factors (PGFs) Platelet concentrates (PCs) Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) Platelet gel (PG) 


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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Piccin
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Angela Maria Di Pierro
    • 2
    • 4
  • Luca Calabrese
    • 2
    • 4
  • Fabrizio Fontanella
    • 2
    • 5
  • Massimo Daves
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Blood Transfusion ServiceSan Maurizio Regional HospitalBolzanoItalia
  2. 2.IMRESTSan Maurizio Regional HospitalBolzanoItalia
  3. 3.Department of Internal Medicine VInnsbruck Medical UniversityInnsbruckAustria
  4. 4.Ear Nose Throat DeptSan Maurizio Regional HospitalBolzanoItalia
  5. 5.Odontostomathology UnitSan Maurizio Regional HospitalBolzanoItalia

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