No clinical benefit, higher rate of AEs with PRP vs. saline for interstitial supraspinatus tears
Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma for the Treatment of Interstitial Supraspinatus Tears: A Double-Blinded, Randomized Controlled TrialAm J Sports Med. 2019 Jul;47(8):1885-1892.
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84 adult patients with symptomatic isolated interstitial supraspinatus tears were randomized to receive infiltration with platelet rich plasma (PRP) or normal saline. A total of two injections were administered separated by 1 month. The primary outcome of interest was the change in lesion volume. Secondary outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Single Assessment Num...
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