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Volume:3 Issue:2 Number:54 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #5848
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Functional outcome improved with PRP treatment for knee osteoarthritis


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OrthoEvidence. Functional outcome improved with PRP treatment for knee osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2014;3(2):54. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5848

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:2

The efficacy of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review with quantitative synthesis

Arthroscopy. 2013 Dec;29(12):2037-48. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2013.09.006

Contributing Authors: A Khoshbin T Leroux D Wasserstein P Marks J Theodoropoulos D Ogilvie-Harris R Gandhi K Takhar G Lum J Chahal

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Synopsis

Six studies (4 randomized controlled trials and 2 prospective cohort studies) were included in this quantitative systematic review which investigated the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections versus hyaluronic acid (HA) or placebo injections. Pooling was performed on outcomes reported at a 24-week follow-up. The pooled results indicated that functional outcomes were significantly bette...

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