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Vol:2 Issue:3 Number:117 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #4615
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Outcomes not improved with platelet-rich fibrin matrix in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair


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OrthoEvidence. Outcomes not improved with platelet-rich fibrin matrix in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. ACE Report. 2013;2(3):117. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4615

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Platelet-rich fibrin matrix in the management of arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded study

Am J Sports Med. 2013 Feb;41(2):263-70. doi: 10.1177/0363546512467621. Epub 2012 Nov 30

Contributing Authors: SC Weber JI Kauffman C Parise SJ Weber SD Katz

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Dr. Weber discusses the use of platelet-rich fibrin matrix in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

Synopsis

60 patients were randomized to determine the efficacy of platelet-rich fibrin matrix (PRFM) in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Patients were allocated to receive repair either with or without added PRFM. Pain and narcotic use were monitored in the recovery room following surgery, structural outcome was MRI-assessed 3-5 months postoperatively, and final follow-up of functional outcomes was perfor...

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