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Volume:3 Issue:2 Number:58 ISSN#:2563-5476
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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #5910
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Platelet-rich plasma injections improve degenerative knee cartilage functional outcomes


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OrthoEvidence. Platelet-rich plasma injections improve degenerative knee cartilage functional outcomes . ACE Report. 2014;3(2):58. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5910

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparative Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections for Treating Knee Joint Cartilage Degenerative Pathology: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Nov 27. pii: S0003-9993(13)01212-4. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.11.006.

Contributing Authors: KV Chang CY Hung F Aliwarga TG Wang DS Han WS Chen

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Synopsis

This 16 study meta-analysis/systematic review evaluated the ability of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to improve functional outcomes of patients suffering from knee cartilage degeneration. The aim of the study was to determine the best course of care and treatment for patients with chondral degenerative knee lesions by comparing functional outcomes before and after the use of PRP injections, HA inject...

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