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Volume:4 Issue:8 Number:18 ISSN#:2563-5476
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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7811
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Platelet-rich plasma more effective than placebo for knee OA at 6 months


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OrthoEvidence. Platelet-rich plasma more effective than placebo for knee OA at 6 months . ACE Report. 2015;4(8):18. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7811

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of platelet-rich plasma injections in osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Br J Sports Med. 2015 May;49(10):657-672

Contributing Authors: AB Laudy EW Bakker M Rekers MH Moen

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Synopsis

6 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and 4 non-randomized clinical trials with a total of 1110 patients were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Results demonstrated a significant reduction in pain in patients treated with PRP compared to patients treated with...

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