Asian Journal of Transfusion Science

: 2009  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18--21

Current concepts in platelet transfusion

Dipika Mohanty 
 Director (Retd), National Institute of Immunohematology, Mumbai, India

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Dipika Mohanty
Institute of Immunohaematology, Mumbai

This is the era of component therapy. Therefore there is a need for rational use of platelet concentrate. Lot of knowledge has been added recently in the field of platelet specially about the platelet rich plasma and its application in clinical practice. The current review focuses on improvement in preparation of platelet rich plasma, the procedure to make the same more safe and its rational use. Furthermore newer aspects of platelet concentrate use in surgical practice and for regenerative medicine has also been discussed. It also covers some progress and hurdles in preparation of platelet substitutes.

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Mohanty D. Current concepts in platelet transfusion.Asian J Transfus Sci 2009;3:18-21

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Mohanty D. Current concepts in platelet transfusion. Asian J Transfus Sci [serial online] 2009 [cited 2021 May 15 ];3:18-21
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