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Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy & Platelet Rich Plasma Injection vs. Tenotomy Alone for Tendinosis

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February 2022

Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy & Platelet Rich Plasma Injection vs. Tenotomy Alone for Tendinosis

Vol: 181| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Ultrasound-guided percutaneous needle tenotomy (PNT) alone versus PNT plus platelet-rich plasma injection for the treatment of chronic tendinosis: A randomized controlled trial.

PM R. 2021 Dec;13(12): 1340-1349.

Contributing Authors:
JS Kirschner J Cheng N Hurwitz K Santiago E Lin N Beatty D Kingsbury I Wendel C Milani

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Synopsis

Forty patients with chronic tendinosis were randomized to receive a percutaneous needle tenotomy with a leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma (LR-PRP) injection (n=21) or percutaneous needle tenotomy alone (n=19). Outcomes of interest included current pain, average pain, function, general well-being, and sleep quality, measured using 10-point scales. Outcomes were assessed up to 104 weeks post-treat...

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