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