Table 2

Classification of different platelet concentrates into four broad categories depending on leukocyte and fibrin content alone [14]

Category

Example


Pure platelet rich plasma

Cell separator PRP, Vivostat PRF or Anitua's PRGF

Leukocyte and platelet rich plasma

Curasan, Regen, Plateltex, SmartPReP, PCCS, Magellan or GPS PRP

Pure platelet rich fibrin

Fibrinet

Leukocyte and platelet rich fibrin

Choukroun's PRF


GPS, gravitational platelet separation; PCCS, platelet concentrate collection system; PRF, platelet rich fibrin; PRGF, platelet released growth factor; PRP, platelet-rich plasma.

Dhillon et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:219   doi:10.1186/ar3914