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Volume:8 Issue:6 Number:30 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11845
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

COA/ICORS2019: PRP versus steroid injection in nonoperative treatment for partial thickness RCR

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OrthoEvidence. COA/ICORS2019: PRP versus steroid injection in nonoperative treatment for partial thickness RCR. ACE Report. 2019;8(6):30. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/11845

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The Effect of Platelet Rich Plasma on Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: A Double-Blind Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: J Leblanc IK Lo JM Woodmass AJ Bois C Kwong E Gusnowski A Lo

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


99 patients with a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear or rotator cuff tendinopathy were randomized to injection therapy with either a platelet rich plasma injection or corticosteroid injection. Patients were assessed for outcome on a visual analog scale for pain, the Western Ontario Rotator Cuff Index, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) score, and incidence of patients who progressed...

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