PRP-augmented rotator cuff repair demonstrates no significant difference to standard repair at 5yrs
Clinical and Structural Evaluations of Rotator Cuff Repair With and Without Added Platelet-Rich Plasma at 5-Year Follow-up: A Prospective Randomized StudyAm J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;46(13):3134-3141. doi: 10.1177/0363546518795895
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75 patient scheduled for arthroscopic repair of a supraspinatus tear were randomized to repair with or without augmentation with platelet-rich plasma. The current study sought to compare clinical scores and healing on MRI at 60-month follow-up. Results demonstrated no significant differences between groups at 60-months in either UCLA score, Constant score, pain on a visual analog scale, or tendon ...
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