PRP can be used in most individuals and due to the autologus nature of PRP, the treatment is appropriate for minors with parental/guardian approval.

The following considerations can be utilized for target patients considering use of PRP:

Contraindications: If the following conditions are present, PRP Therapy is not recommended.

  • Platelet dysfunction syndrome
  • Critical thrombocytopenia
  • Hemodynamic instability
  • Septicemia
  • Local infection at the site of the procedure
  • Patient unwilling to accept risks

Relative Contraindications:

  • Tobacco use
  • Recent fever or illness
  • Cancer- especially hematopoietic or of bone
  • HGB < 10 g/dl
  • Platelet count < 105/ul
  • Consistent use of NSAIDs within 48 hours of procedure
  • Corticosteroid injection at treatment site within 1 month
  • Systemic use of corticosteroids within 2 weeks
Not FDA approved or cleared for the U.S. market. Pending FDA Clearance.