Monthly Archives: November 2017

Efficacy of platelet-rich plasma injections for symptomatic tendinopathy: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised injection-controlled trials

Abstract Aim To determine the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections for symptomatic tendinopathy. Results: A total of 16 randomised controlled trials (18 groups) of PRP versus control were included. Median sample size was 35 patients, a study size that … Continue reading

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Hydrodissection of an Achilles Tendinopathy on a Professional Athlete

Abstract We report a case of Achilles tendinosis that was treated with a high volume, hydrodissection visualized by conventional B-mode ultrasound. Prior MRI revealed a thickened right Achilles tendon with a small defect. Ultrasound examination showed a thickened Achilles tendon … Continue reading

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Platelet rich plasma – A new revolution in medicine

Abstract In the recent years there has been a paradigm shift in consideration of platelets from being just hemostatic cells to actually performing a myrad of diverse functions. The recent use of Platelet Rich Plasma as therapeutic agent is based … Continue reading

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