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Table 2 Basic characteristics of pilot study groups

From: Perioperative platelet rich plasma (PRP) in total hip arthroplasty through the Hardinge approach: protocol to study the effectiveness for gluteus medius healing

Characteristic PRP n = 6 Placebo n = 6
Age, mean (range) 66.5 (63–72) 70.3 (68–73)
Gender (M / F) 3 / 3 5 / 1
Height (cm) 175 (165–183) 170 (156–179)
Weight (kg) 81.4 (72–90) 78.0 (63–87)
BMI 26.4 (25.5–26.9) 27.1 (21.3–30.1)
Illnesses
 Type 2 DM, oral medication 1 1
 High blood pressure medication 3
 Coronary artery disease 1
 Hypercholesterolemia 1
Platelet-rich plasma characteristics
 Number of cells per patient (×106, mean, 9 ml)
  Red blood cells 0.11
  Leukocytes 1.10
  Platelets 60.0  
 Concentrations (× 109, mean)  
  Red blood cells 0.12
  Leukocytes 1.21
  Platelets 66.7