Positive effect of platelet-rich plasma in lateral epicondylitis
Ongoing Positive Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Corticosteroid Injection in Lateral Epicondylitis: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial With 2-year Follow-upAm J Sports Med June 2011 vol. 39 no. 6 1200-1208
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100 patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis were randomized to receive either leukocyte-enriched platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or a corticosteroid treatment, as a control. This was performed in order to determine the efficacy of PRP treatment in the recovery of postoperative function and pain relief. Patients were followed-up at two years to determine the effect on pain and function. Both pain an...
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