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AAOS2017: Comparing 12-mo outcomes between PRP and surgery for tennis elbow

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March 2017

AAOS2017: Comparing 12-mo outcomes between PRP and surgery for tennis elbow

Vol: 6| Issue: 3| Number:34| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparing Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) Injection with Surgical Intervention for the Management of Refractory Lateral Epicondylosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Contributing Authors:
B Morgan A Watts SC Talwalkar A Birch D Nuttal IA Trail

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92 patients with lateral epicondylitis for at least 6 months who were nonresponsive to previous conservative therapies were randomized to either an injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or operative treatment through open debridement/release. Patients were assessed using the Patient-Reported Tennis Elbow Evaluation (PRTEE) and the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) questionnaire ...

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