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Volume:4 Issue:8 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7813
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

The effect of platelet-rich plasma on outcomes following ACL reconstruction


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OrthoEvidence. The effect of platelet-rich plasma on outcomes following ACL reconstruction. ACE Report. 2015;4(8):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7813

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:3

Platelet-Rich Plasma Use in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery: Systematic Review of the Literature

Arthroscopy. 2015 May;31(5):981-988.

Contributing Authors: D Figueroa F Figueroa R Calvo A Vaisman X Ahumada S Arellano

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Synopsis

Eleven studies (9 randomized controlled trials and 2 prospective cohort studies) were included in this systematic review to examine the effects of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on outcomes following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. When considering the effect of PRP on ACL graft maturation, four of seven studies which assessed outcomes associated with graft maturation reported a signi...

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