PRP improved clinical outcome and cuff healing in repair of medium-large rotator cuff tear
Does application of moderately concentrated platelet-rich plasma improve clinical and structural outcome after arthroscopic repair of medium-sized to large rotator cuff tear? A randomized controlled trialJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Aug;25(8):1312-22
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110 patients with a medium- to large-sized, full-thickness rotator cuff tear, who were scheduled for an arthroscopic single-row repair were randomized to the procedure with or without the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP). The PRP was prepared institutionally and injected intraoperatively over the repair site. Clinical outcome measures of visual analog scale (VAS) pain, Constant-Murley, University...
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