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Volume:4 Issue:4 Number:13 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #8376
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Plasma rich in growth factors effective for high ankle sprain recovery in elite athletes


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) as a treatment for high ankle sprain in elite athletes: a randomized control trial

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Nov;23(11):3383-92

Contributing Authors: L Laver MR Carmont MO McConkey E Palmanovich E Yaacobi G Mann M Nyska E Kots O Mei-Dan

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Synopsis

15 elite athletes (16 ankles) with grade 3 high ankle sprains, with complete anteroinferior tibiofibular ligament (AITFL) tears, were included in this study. The purpose of the study was to determine how ultrasound-guided platelet-rich in Growth Factor (PRGF) injections effect recovery, return to play, and dynamic stability in this injury. The results displayed that athletes who received PRGF inje...

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