ACE Report #9540
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

AAOS2017: Intraarticular PRP vs HA injections for degenerative knee pathology

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Platelet Rich Plasma vs. Viscosupplementation for the Treatment of Knee Degenerative Pathology: A Randomized Controlled Trial with 24 Months Follow Up

Contributing Authors: E Kon G Filardo B Di Matteo F Tentoni L Andriolo A Sessa F De Caro A Di Martino M Marcacci

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192 patients with symptomatic, unilateral degenerative knee pathology were randomized to intraarticular injections of either leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma or high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid. Injections were administered once weekly for 3 weeks. Outcomes reported included clinical scores and the incidence of need for re-intervention at the index knee over a 24-month follow-up. Clinical ...

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