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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology


Platelet rich fibrin used in the regeneration of intraosseous defect in aggressive periodontitis patient – A case report


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Author Details: Nilofar Badshah Attar, Mangesh B. Phadnaik, Shivani Sachdeva, Shital Patil, Smita Khadse

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2457-0087

Print ISSN : 2581-9836

Article First Page : 101

Article End Page : 103


Abstract

Introduction: Platelet rich fibrin (PRF) is a fibrin matrix made of platelets, cytokines and growth factors. It releases growth factors essential for regeneration for healing.
Case Report: PRF was obtained by a simple process from a generalized aggressive patient. PRF obtained was placed in the intraosseous defect during open flap debridement. This case presents regeneration of intraosseous defect by adjunctive use of along with PRF open flap debridement. A follow up of one year showed reduction in clinical probing depth, gain in clinical attachment and increase in radio density on post operative radiograph.
Conclusions: The healing of periodontal defect observed as there was gain of clinical attachment. The potential of PRF in periodontal surgery for regeneration of intraosseous defects in aggressive periodontitis patient should be further studied.

Keywords:
Platelet rich fibrin, Intraosseous, Aggressive periodontitis