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ACE Report #9244
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PRP improved clinical outcome and cuff healing in repair of medium-large rotator cuff tear


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

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 trial

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Aug;25(8):1312-22

Contributing Authors: V Pandey A Bandi S Madi L Agarwal KK Acharya S Maddukuri C Sambhaji WJ Willems

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Synopsis

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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