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Volume:8 Issue:2 Number:14 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #10861
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Use of platelet rich plasma in treatment of soft-tissue orthopedic conditions


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OrthoEvidence. Use of platelet rich plasma in treatment of soft-tissue orthopedic conditions. ACE Report. 2019;8(2):14. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10861

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of platelet-rich plasma as conservative treatment in orthopaedics: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Blood Transfus. 2018 Nov;16(6):502-513.

Contributing Authors: M Franchini C Mengoli G Marano S Vaglio S Pupella GM Liumbruno M Cruciani E Veropalumbo F Masiello I Pati

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Synopsis

36 randomized controlled trials were included in his meta-analysis which examined the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) versus varying control interventions for various soft-tissue orthopaedic injuries and conditions, predominantly elbow tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis. Pooled results among patients with elbow tendinopathy demonstrated a lack of significant difference in pain or functional meas...

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