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Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) relies on platelets (cell fragments found in the blood) to improve tissue function. The platelets are best known for their importance in clotting blood. However, platelets also contain hundreds of proteins called growth factors which are very important in the healing of injuries. To develop a PRP preparation, blood must first be drawn from a patient. The platelets are separated from other blood cells and their concentration is increased during a process called centrifugation. Then the increased concentration of platelets is combined with the remaining blood. What does platelet-rich plasma (PRP) do? Various kinds of PRP items are normally given as infusions (shots) to heal and repair injuries. The work of platelets in the body is to assist with blooding clump when there is a physical issue. The cytokines and development factors that are in platelets can assist with fixing wounds and empower recuperating. Knee osteoarthritis (PRP is being joined with different choices to reduce torment, further develop work and potentially assist with fixing ligament. A particular kind of PRP called leukocyte-poor PRP or LP-PRP has been recommended as the most helpful for knee osteoarthritis.) The PRP layer is aspirated from the red blood cells and is injected or applied, under sterile conditions, into the localized area of abnormality.