Spain, a reference for an anti-injury technique that allowed two Pittsburgh stars to win the Superbowl.

In truth, what they call mucus is a liquid generated after the extraction of a small amount of the patient’s own blood that, centrifuged and concentrated, stays in a few drops of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), growth factors with anabolic, regenerative and anti-inflammatory effects on damaged tissues, an element that directly influences the biology of scarring , one of the outstanding subjects of surgical interventions in traumatology, especially in regard to poorly vascularized areas, which are low in blood, such as ligaments and tendons.

The García Cugat Foundation is a pioneer in the study of biological processes


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* This article appeared in the print edition on Friday, March 20, 2009