Comparative Histopathological Evaluation of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection and Autologous Blood Injection to Temporomandibular Joint: A Pilot Experimental Study


Gulsen U., ŞENTÜRK M. F. , Yurttutan M. E. , Gulsen E. A. , Bayram P., Ozdemir D., ...More

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.21, no.8, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

Abstract

Background: Chronic recurrent TMJ dislocation adversely affects patients' lives. Various surgical and non-surgical methods have been used for treating recurrent TMJ dislocation. Some non-surgical methods include physiotherapy, occlusal splint, and avoidance of activities causing large-mouth- opening, and autologous blood or Platelet- Rich Plasma- injection to the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ).