Platelet-Rich Plasma vs. Corticosteroid for Tennis Elbow: A Randomized Trial
Platelet-rich plasma versus corticosteroid: a randomized controlled trial on tennis elbow patients resistant to nonsurgical treatments.Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2023 Aug 3;85(9):4385-4388.
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30 patients with lateral epicondylitis unresponsive to conservative treatment were randomized to receive an injection of corticosteroid (n=15) or platelet-rich plasma (PRP; n=15). The primary outcomes of interest were pain measured on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) score. Outcomes were measured 1 month after injection. The PRP group demonstrate...
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