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
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
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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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