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Volume:4 Issue:6 Number:48 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7875
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ISAKOS 2015: Healing/retear rate unaffected by PRP injections after rotator cuff repair

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OrthoEvidence. ISAKOS 2015: Healing/retear rate unaffected by PRP injections after rotator cuff repair. ACE Report. 2015;4(6):48. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7875

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Does post-operative PRP injection increase healing rate after rotator cuff repair?

Contributing Authors: F Franceschi R Papalia E Franceschetti S Campi B Zampogna S Vasta N Maffulli V Denaro

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


38 patients with rotator cuff tear were randomized to undergo arthroscopic rotator cuff repair either with or without platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. The purpose of the study was to determine if PRP treatment accelerated recovery and increased stability of the repaired rotator cuff, at a minimum of 16 months post-surgery. Results showed that PRP application did not accelerate recovery as as...

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