Research Article

Relevant Aspects of Centrifugation Step in the Preparation of Platelet-Rich Plasma

Table 1

Comparison of the recovery efficiencies of plasma, platelets, and WBC in the upper layer after the first spin step of 100 ×g for 6 or 10 min. Volume of WB: 3.5 mL.

Recovery efficiencies (%) (±SD)WBC composition (±SD)
PlasmaPlateletsWBCLymphocytes (103/mm3)Monocytes (103/mm3)Granulocytes (103/mm3)

10 min
6 min