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ACE Report #11977
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Favourable Pain and Functional Outcomes with Local PRP vs. Corticosteroid for Lateral Epicondylitis

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

Comparison of platelet rich plasma and corticosteroids in the management of lateral epicondylitis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Int J Surg. 2019 Jul;67:37-46.

Contributing Authors: Q Xu J Chen L Cheng

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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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