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Volume:8 Issue:8 Number:22 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12304
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

No Effect of Platelet Rich Plasma on Functional Outcomes for Patients with Achilles Tendon Ruptures


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Nonsurgically Treated Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: A Randomized, Double-Blinded Prospective Study.

Am J Sports Med. 2020 Jul;48(9):2268-2276.

Contributing Authors: AP Boesen MI Boesen R Hansen KW Barfod A Lenskjold P Malliaras H Langberg

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Synopsis

Thirty-eight males with Achilles tendon ruptures (ATRs) were randomized into receiving Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) or a sham injection of isotonic saline. The primary outcome of interest included self-reported Achilles Tendon Rupture Score (ATRS) which was measured at 8 weeks, 3, 4.5-5, 6, 9, and 12 months follow-up. The secondary outcomes of interest included the following measures: 1-leg heel-ris...

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