Miscellaneous Articles


A combination of articles written by experts in their field.

Authors: Peter AM Everts, Marco Warbout, Diana de Veth, Merel Cirkel, Nicole E Spruijt & Jaap Buth

Journal Name: International Wound Journal ISSN 1742-4801

Accepted Date: 2017

Introduction: Chronic wounds are a burden to patients and the health care system. In 2009, it was estimated that approximately 1–1⋅5% of the population in the industrialised world have a wound and that 2–4% of the total health care expenditure in Europe is spent on wound management (1). As the population and costs of health care have increased worldwide, chronic wound prevalence and money spent on wound care has undoubtedly increased as well.

Authors: Jorge Chahla, M.D., Ph.D., and Bert R. Mandelbaum, M.D., D.H.L. (hon.)

Journal Name: Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group

Accepted Date: January 26, 2018

Abstract: Biological-based therapies for cartilage pathology have gained considerable recognition in the last few decades due to their potential benefits including their minimal invasiveness, capacity for unprecedented healing, and potential for rapid recovery.

Authors: Metin Gorgu • Ali Gokkaya • Ali Dogan

Journal Name: Springer Nature and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2019

Accepted Date: 3 November 2019

Abstract Background and Aim Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has long been used in skin rejuvenation and hair loss treatment. Some patients require multiple intradermal injections into the face and scalp, and the way in which these patients process and experience pain differs, depending on the patient.