Platelet-Rich and Concentrated Platelet-Poor Plasma to Reduce Air Leak Post-Lobectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

2014-08-27 03:31:05 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and concentrated platelet-poor plasma (PPPc) can reduce the duration of post-operative air leak after lobectomy for lung tumours.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment


Lung Cancer


Standard post-lobectomy wound care plus use of PRP and PPPc prepared by GPS and Plasmax respectively, Standard post-lobectomy wound care


University of Western Ontario: Division of Thoracic Surgery
N6A 5W9




Biomet, Inc.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:31:05-0400

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