Can PRP effectively treat injured tendons?

Wang, James H-C. (2014) Can PRP effectively treat injured tendons? M.L.T.J. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal, 4 (1). pp. 35-37. ISSN 2240-4554

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PRP is widely used to treat tendon and other tissue injuries in orthopaedics and sports medicine; however, the efficacy of PRP treatment on injured tendons is highly controversial. In this commentary, I reason that there are many PRP- and patient-related factors that influence the outcomes of PRP treatment on injured tendons. Therefore, more basic science studies are needed to understand the mechanism of PRP on injured tendons. Finally, I suggest that better understanding of the PRP action mechanism will lead to better use of PRP for the effective treatment of tendon injuries in clinics

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tendon injuries, tendinopathy, PRP, orthopaedics, sports medicine
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.6 Malattie del sistema urogenitale, malattie del sistema urinario
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2014 16:41
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2014 16:41

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