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Volume:10 Issue:9 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12333
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Similar Pain and Function Outcomes with PRP and Autologous Blood for Lateral Epicondylitis


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

Platelet-rich Plasma or Autologous Blood Do Not Reduce Pain or Improve Function in Patients with Lateral Epicondylitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Clinical orthopaedics and related research.2020 Aug;478(8):1892-1900.

Contributing Authors: L Linnanmäki K Kanto T Karjalainen OV Leppänen J Lehtinen

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Synopsis

One hundred and nineteen patients diagnosed with lateral epicondylitis were randomized to receive either platelet rich plasma (PRP), autologous blood, or saline injections. The primary outcome of interest was pain improvement using the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). The secondary outcomes of interest included the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) score, grip strength, NSAID use, and am...

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