ISAKOS2017: Efficacy of platelet-rich plasma injections in the treatment of rotator cuff tendinitis
A study on the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of rotator cuff tendinitis
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40 patients with rotator cuff tendinitis were randomized to subacromial injection of either platelet-rich plasma or triamicinolone acetonide. Patients were assessed for pain and functional score over a 12-month follow-up. Change in Constant score after 12 months was significantly greater in the PRP group compared to the steroid group. Both groups demonstrate similar, significant reductions in visu...
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