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Volume:4 Issue:3 Number:7 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #4911
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

PRP does not improve tunnel widening for patients with ACL instability

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OrthoEvidence. PRP does not improve tunnel widening for patients with ACL instability. ACE Report. 2015;4(3):7. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4911

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

Platelet-rich plasma: does it help reduce tunnel widening after ACL reconstruction?

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Apr;21(4):824-9. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-1980-z. Epub 2012 Apr 10

Contributing Authors: A Vadalà R Iorio A De Carli M Ferretti D Paravani L Caperna C Iorio A Gatti A Ferretti

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40 male patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) instability who received femoral and tibial 9mm tunnels were randomized to receive either platelet rich plasma (PRP) or control. At a median of 14.7 month follow-up it was found that both groups had significant increments in femoral and tibial tunnel diameter from baseline; however, no significant differences were found between the two groups....

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