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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-5

Human placental extract a miracle that heals the wound faster


1 Department of Periodontology, MGVM K.B.H. Dental College and Hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
2 Vinay Heart Clinic, Nashik, Maharashtra, India

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Dipali Chaudhari
Department of Periodontology, MGVM K.B.H. Dental College and Hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jorr.jorr_42_19

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Introduction: Human placental extract gel contains extract of human placenta and total nitrogen not more than 0.25% w/w. It is natural vitamins, peptides, nucleotides and amino acid gel. It enhances wound healing significantly; increases collagen synthesis and improves tensile strength of healing tissue. It brings about maximum increases in the percent of DNA, total protein and epithelialisation. It also has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. Aim and Objective: Clinical and histological evaluation of depigmented gingival epithelium on application of human placental extract gel. Material and Method: 10 healthy patients in the age group of 18-35 yrs. who were indicated for depigmentation procedure were selected for the study. Depigmentation was done with scalpel technique on maxillary and mandibular anterior region. In group A human placental extract gel was applied on the wound and non-eugenol pack was placed whereas group B was covered with non-eugenol pack only. Wound Healing index and Visual Analogue Score was assessed after 7 and 15 days. Epithelisation of wound was assessed by using toluidine blue after 7 days of surgery. Result: Application of human placental extract gel showed a statistically significant improvement clinically and histologically. Conclusion: Application of human placental extract can be a successful approach to protect the raw wound area of depigmented gingiva with better patient comfort and faster healing. Introduction: In today's era, increased aesthetic concerns have increased the number of patients receiving gingival depigmentation surgeries to create an aesthetically pleasing appearance of gingiva. Human placental extract gel contains extract of human placenta and total nitrogen not more than 0.25% w/w. It is natural vitamins, peptides, nucleotides and amino acid gel. It enhances wound healing significantly; increases collagen synthesis and improves tensile strength of healing tissue. It brings about maximum increases in the percent of DNA, total protein and epithelialisation. It also has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. Aim and Objective: Clinical and histological evaluation of depigmented gingival epithelium on application of human placental extract gel. Material and Method: 10 healthy patients in the age group of 18-35 yrs. who were indicated for depigmentation procedure were selected for the study. Depigmentation was done with scalpel technique on maxillary and mandibular anterior region. In group A human placental extract gel was applied on the wound and non-eugenol pack was placed whereas group B was covered with non-eugenol pack only. Wound Healing index and Visual Analogue Score was assessed after 7 and 15 days. Epithelisation of wound was assessed by using toluidine blue after 7 days of surgery. Result: Application of human placental extract gel showed a statistically significant improvement clinically and histologically. Conclusion: Application of human placental extract can be a successful approach to protect the raw wound area of depigmented gingiva with better patient comfort and faster healing.


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