Monthly Archives: July 2016

Treatment of knee osteoarthritis with platelet-rich plasma plus hyaluronic acid in comparison with platelet-rich plasma only

Abstract: Background: The exact outcome of the combined use of hyaluronic acid (HA) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the treatment for osteoarthritis remains unclear. The goal of this paper was to compare the efficacy of PRP + HA with those … Continue reading

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Interleukin-6, Creatine Kinase, and Antioxidant Enzyme Activities following Platelet- Rich Plasma Treatment on Muscle Injury: A Pilot Study

Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment alongside rehabilitation compared with rehabilitation alone on inflammatory cytokine (interleukin-6, IL-6), creatine kinase muscle type (CKM), and antioxidant enzymes (superoxide dismutase, SOD; catalase, … Continue reading

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The Effect of plasma preparation rich in growth factors on patellar stability after medical patellofemoral ligament reefing

Abstract: Introduction: Although more than 100 operative procedures have been described for the treatment of patellar instability, there is no single universally successful procedure. For the most patients with lateral patellar instability medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reefing is recommended. When … Continue reading

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Case series of ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma injections for sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Abstract: Background: Two-thirds of adults worldwide will experience low back pain at some point in their life. In the following case series, we present four patients with sacroiliac (SI) joint instability and severe chronic low back pain, which was refractory … Continue reading

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Combination of Intra-Articular and Intraosseous Injections of Platelet Rich Plasma for Severe Knee Osteoarthritis: A Pilot Study

Abstract The aim of this study was to assess a novel approach to treating severe knee osteoarthritis by targeting synovial membrane, superficial articular cartilage, synovial fluid, and subchondral bone by combining intra-articular injections and intraosseous infiltrations of platelet rich plasma. … Continue reading

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Leukocyte-Reduced Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment of Basal Thumb Arthritis: A Pilot Study

Abstract A positive effect of intra-articular platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection has been discussed for osteoarthritic joint conditions in the last years. The purpose of this study was to evaluate PRP injection into the trapeziometacarpal (TMC) joint. We report about ten … Continue reading

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Intra-Articular Injections of Platelet-Rich Plasma versus Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Osteoarthritic Knee Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial in the Context of the Spanish National Health Care System

Abstract Intra-articular injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been established as a suitable treatment for knee osteoarthritis. Here, we present a double-blind randomized controlled clinical trial, conducted in a public Hospital of the Spanish National Health Care System, to evaluate … Continue reading

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Effective of Platelet-rich plasma injections compared with steroid injetion in treatement of laterat epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

Abstract Autologous injection of platelet rich plasma (PRP) stimulates healing process in degenerated tendons. The purpose of this study is to compare the functional outcome of lateral epicondylitis treated with PRP and steroid injection. Tennis elbow patients who failed conservative … Continue reading

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