No clinical benefit observed for platelet-rich plasma in ACL-reconstruction
Vol: 2| Issue: 2| Number:45| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Has platelet-rich plasma any role in anterior cruciate ligament allograft healing?Arthroscopy. 2009 Nov;25(11):1206-13.
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One-hundred patients undergoing primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with bone-patellar tendon-bone allograft were randomized to receive a platelet-enriched gel or none, as part of the surgical procedure. The primary outcomes were clinical, radiographic, and inflammatory parameters measured over a 2 year period. There were no differences in inflammatory parameters (perimeters of...
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