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Volume:5 Issue:1 Number:8 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #8407
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Microfracture with & without PRP in patients >40yr with cartilage lesion and early knee OA


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OrthoEvidence. Microfracture with & without PRP in patients >40yr with cartilage lesion and early knee OA. ACE Report. 2016;5(1):8. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8407

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Is platelet-rich plasma able to enhance the results of arthroscopic microfracture in early osteoarthritis and cartilage lesion over 40 years of age?

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2013 Jul;23(5):581-7

Contributing Authors: GW Lee JH Son JD Kim GH Jung

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Synopsis

49 patients with higher grade cartilage lesions (Outerbridge grade III-IV) and mild knee osteoarthritis (Kellgren-Lawrence grade I-II) were included in this study. Patients were scheduled for arthroscopic microfracture and randomized to the procedure with or without the application of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) intraoperatively. Follow-up was conducted for 2 years postoperatively for pain and func...

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