Intra-articular Autologous Conditioned Plasma Injections Provide Safe and Efficacious Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis: An FDA-Sanctioned, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial

תאריך: 01/02/2016
מאת: American Journal of Sports Medicine

BACKGROUND: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections have become an intriguing treatment option for osteoarthritis (OA), particularly OA of the knee. Despite the plethora of PRP-related citations, there is a paucity of high-level evidence that is comparable, cohort specific, dose controlled, injection protocol controlled, and double-blinded.

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An Arthroscopic Second-Look Study on the Effect of Remnant Preservation on Synovialization of Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Allograft in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

תאריך: 25/01/2016
מאת: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery

To assess the effects of preserved more anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) remnant on synovial coverage, knee stability, and function after bone patellar–tendon–bone (BPTB) allograft reconstruction through second-look arthroscopy and follow-up study.

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Efficacy and safety of hyaluronic acid in the management of osteoarthritis: Evidence from real-life setting trials and surveys

תאריך: 05/12/2015
מאת: Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism

The European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) treatment algorithm recommends intra-articular (IA) hyaluronic acid (HA) for management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) as second-line treatment in patients who remain symptomatic despite use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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Plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) as a treatment for high ankle sprain in elite athletes: a randomized control trial

תאריך: 01/11/2015
מאת: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

Syndesmotic sprains are uncommon injuries that require prolonged recovery. The influence of ultrasound-guided injections of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) into the injured antero-inferior tibio-fibular ligaments (AITFL) in athletes on return to play (RTP) and dynamic stability was studied.

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Higher shoe-surface interaction is associated with doubling of lower extremity injury risk in football codes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

תאריך: 07/06/2015
מאת: Br J Sports Med

Turning or cutting on a planted foot may be an important inciting event for lower limb injury, particularly when shoe-surface traction is high. We systematically reviewed the relationship between shoe-surface interaction and lower-extremity injury in football sports.

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