Use of PLG in open subacromial decompression lowers pain and improves function
Exogenous application of platelet-leukocyte gel during open subacromial decompression contributes to improved patient outcome. A prospective randomized double-blind studyEur Surg Res. 2008;40(2):203-10. Epub17998780 2007 Nov 12
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40 patients underwent open subacromial decompression (OSD) surgery to treat impingement syndrome. During wound closure patients were randomized to either receive an injection of platelet-leukocyte gel (PLG) or not, so as to determine the impact of the PLG on recovery. Following 6 weeks of evaluation the results displayed that the healing process was significantly faster in patients who received an...
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