Favourable Pain and Functional Outcomes with Local PRP vs. Corticosteroid for Lateral Epicondylitis
Comparison of platelet rich plasma and corticosteroids in the management of lateral epicondylitis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsInt J Surg. 2019 Jul;67:37-46.
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Seven RCTs (515 patients) were included in this meta-analysis comparing local injection of platelet rich plasma (PRP) and local injection of corticosteroid for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis. Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Modified Mayo Performance Index, the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) score, and the risk of adverse events. Outco...
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