Platelet-rich plasma treatment in chronic Achilles tendinopathy
One-year follow-up of platelet-rich plasma treatment in chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trialAm J Sports Med. 2011 Aug;39(8):1623-9
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54 patients of a broad age range with chronic Achilles tendinopathy were randomized to receive either a platelet-rich plasma injection or saline (placebo). The results of 1 year follow-up indicated that both groups displayed no significant differences in Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment-Achilles scores or ultrasonographic tendon structure. Additionally, majority of patients in both groups ...
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