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Volume:3 Issue:9 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
RCT
ACE Report #7944
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

No benefit of postoperative PRP injections following arthroscopic supraspinatus repair


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Do postoperative platelet-rich plasma injections accelerate early tendon healing and functional recovery after arthroscopic supraspinatus repair? A randomized controlled trial

Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jun;43(6):1430-7

Contributing Authors: A Wang P McCann J Colliver E Koh T Ackland B Joss M Zheng B Breidahl

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Synopsis

60 patients with full-thickness suprispinatus tear and scheduled for arthroscopic double-row repair were randomized to one of two groups to determine the effect of postoperative platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections on tendon healing. In one group, patients received an injection of PRP at 7 and 14 days postoperatively, whereas the second group did not receive any PRP injection. Follow-up was perfo...

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