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A Retrospective Review of the Use of Autologous Platelet Gels for Rhytidectomy

Edward Farrior, MD; Keith Ladner, MD
Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2012;14(2):83-84. doi:10.1001/archfacial.2011.1462.
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Efficacy of Crosseal fibrin sealant (human) in rhytidectomy
Lee S, Pham AM, Pryor SG, Tollefson T, Sykes JM.
Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2009;11(1):29-33.

Recovery from deep-plane rhytidectomy following unilateral wound treatment with autologous platelet gel: a pilot study.
Powell DM, Chang E, Farrior EH.
Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2001;3(4):245-250.

Hematoma rates in drainless deep-plane face-lift surgery with and without the use of fibrin glue.
Zoumalan R, Rizk SS.
Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2008;10(2):103-107.

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Figure. Application of platelet-rich plasma to the skin flap during closure of a deep-plane face-lift (reprinted with permission from Powell et al2).




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