Platelet-rich plasma therapy could help in IVF

While the PRP here is being injected into the elbow region, it is injected directly into the uterus when used as an adjunct therapy for IVF. — Photos: Filepic

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a concentrated blood product containing a high percentage of platelets used to treat wounds and other parts of the body, but have you heard of it being used to treat infertility?

Although PRP has previously been used for facial rejuvenation, hair restoration and muscle strain injuries, it is being evaluated as a treatment for low ovarian function and poor uterine lining – two of the most challenging fertility problems.

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