Monthly Archives: April 2016

Good prognosis factors after a platelet rich plasma (PRP) injection for tendinopathies ?

Abstract Introduction : Platelet-rich plasma injections are a recent treatment for chronic tendinopathies. However, this theraeutic remains controversed in litterature. Up to now, there is no prognosis factors identified to predict a good evolution after injection of PRP. Purpose: The … Continue reading

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Does platelet-rich plasma decrease time to return to sports in acute muscle tear? A randomized controlled trial

Abstract Purpose: The aim of this study is to report the effects of autologous PRP injections on time to return to play and recurrence rate after acute grade 2 muscle injuries in recreational and competitive athletes. Methods: Seventy-five patients diagnosed … Continue reading

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Return to Sports After Bone Marrow–Derived Cell Transplantation for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus

Abstract Objective: Arthroscopic “one-step” technique based on bone marrow–derived cell transplantation (BMDCT) have achieved good results in repairing osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLT), overcoming important drawbacks of older techniques. It may be particularly adequate for the treatment of athletes … Continue reading

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Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) as skeletal therapeutics–an update

Abstract Mesenchymal stem cells hold the promise to treat not only several congenital and acquired bone degenerative diseases but also to repair and regenerate morbid bone tissues. Utilizing MSCs, several lines of evidences advocate promising clinical outcomes in skeletal diseases … Continue reading

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Dr Weglein with Dr Lytgot from new zealand at annual orthopedic prolotherapy meeting

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Choice of intra-articular injection in treatment of knee osteoarthritis: platelet-rich plasma, hyaluronic acid or ozone options

Abstract Purpose: This study was performed to compare the efficacy of treatment in three groups of patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) given an intra-articular injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), hyaluronic acid (HA) or ozone gas. Methods: A total of 102 … Continue reading

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The Chondrogenic Effect of Intra-articular Hypertonic-dextrose (prolotherapy) in Severe Knee Osteoarthritis

Abstract Background: Dextrose injection is reported to improve KOA-related clinical outcomes, but its effect on articular cartilage is unknown. A chondrogenic effect of dextrose injection has been proposed. Objective: To assess biological and clinical effects of intra-articular hypertonic dextrose injections … Continue reading

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Five and ten year follow-up on intradiscal ozone injection for disc herniation

Abstract Background: Disc herniation is the most common cause for spinal surgery and many clinicians employ epidural steroid injections with limited success. Intradiscal injection of ozone gas has been used as an alternative to epidural steroids and surgical discectomy. Early … Continue reading

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