AAOS2019: Greater effect of PRP vs steroid injection after 3-mos in lateral epicondylitis treatment
The Role of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections vis-a-vis Steroids in Lateral Epicondylitis - Results from a Randomized Trial
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80 patients with lateral epicondylitis were randomized to injection treatment with either platelet-rich plasma or corticosteroid (triamcinolone). Patients were assessed for outcome on a visual analog scale for pain, the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand score, the Mayo Elbow Performance score, and grip strength after 6 weeks and 3 months. Findings demonstrated significantly favourable res...
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