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Enhance Healing Using Leukocyte Platelet Rich Fibrin

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Using the patient’s blood to create an L-PRF substrate in surgical sites can stimulate bone and soft tissue formation.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define the leukocyte platelet rich fibrin (L-PRF) technique.
  2. Identify the various types of bone/tissue grafts.
  3. Explain the procedure for L-PRF placement and its clinical applications.
  4. Discuss the research conducted on the effectiveness of L-PRF.

This course was issued in the December 2017 issue and expires 12/31/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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