No Effect of Platelet Rich Plasma on Functional Outcomes for Patients with Achilles Tendon Ruptures
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OrthoEvidence. No Effect of Platelet Rich Plasma on Functional Outcomes for Patients with Achilles Tendon Ruptures. ACE Report. 2020;9(8):22. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12304
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.
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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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