Objective: To assess functional outcome of infiltration of platelet rich plasma (PRP) in delayed union of long bones.
Design: Prospective clinical study with 6 months of follow-up.
Methods: Clinically proven 25 patients of delayed union were included in study according to inclusion and exclusion criteria after getting written and informed consent, treated by autologous PRP infiltration thrice 4 weeks apart, evaluation done clinically as well as radiologically (At baseline and 6 month interval).
Results: Out of twenty five patients, union was achieved in 22 patients (88%) at the end of six months, 2 cases progressed to non-union and one patient was lost for follow-up.
Conclusion: Platelet rich plasma infiltrated locally is effective in the treatment of delayed union of long bone fractures.