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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2020, vol. 26, issue4
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020264.3436
Published online: 17 November 2020

Original article

J of IMAB. 2020 Oct-Dec;26(4):3436-3442
Tsvetan Sokolov1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Aneliya Manukova2ORCID logo, Vihar Kovachev3ORCID logo, Mancho Kovachev3ORCID logo,
1) Orthopedics and traumatology clinic, UMBAL Kanev, Ruse, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Electronics, University of Ruse, Ruse, Bulgaria.
3) Clinic of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Medical Faculty, Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria.

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this paper is to present the application of our own algorithms for prevention and treatment of problematic skin wounds (PSW) by using the platelet-rich plasma (PRP) based on the first study on PRP application carried out in Bulgaria.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study was carried out at the Clinic of Orthopedics and Traumatology, UMBAL Kanev Ruse, for a period of 84 months - from February 2009 to September 2016. A total of 83 patients with PSW have been treated with platelet-rich plasma. Scores introduced by Cancela AM are used for the assessment of the respective wound. Each of these scores is used for assessing specific wound parameters.
RESULTS: Our own algorithms for prevention and treatment of PSW by PRP increase the percentage of successfully cured wounds. Prevention algorithm of applying PRP ensures that a high percentage of acute skin wounds will not turn into PSW. The proposed algorithms for prevention and treatment of PSW by applying PRP are an effective and safe way to reduce the uncured complicated skin wounds and ensure the subsequent normal life of patients. They also ensure more predictable skin healing.
CONCLUSION: Our own algorithms for prevention and treatment of PSW by PRP increase the percentage of successfully cured wounds. The proposed algorithms for prevention and treatment of PSW by applying PRP are an effective and safe way to reduce the uncured complicated skin wounds and ensure the subsequent normal life of patients.

Keywords: problematic skin wounds, platelet-rich plasma, algorithms for prevention and treatment,

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Please cite this article as: Sokolov T, Manukova A, Kovachev V, Kovachev M. Treatment of Problematic Skin Wounds Based on The Platelet-Rich Plasma Method. Our Own Algorithms for Application. J of IMAB. 2020 Oct-Dec;26(4):3436-3442. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020264.3436

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Dr Tsvetan V. Sokolov, Clinic of Orthopedics and Traumatology, UMHAT Kanev, Ruse, Bulgaria; 2, Nezavisimost str., 7002 Ruse, Bulgaria; E-mail: sokolovi2001@abv.bg

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Received: 20 November 2019
Published online: 17 November 2020

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