Platelet Rich Plasma References
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This is the first study supporting the use of PRP for chronic tendon problems. 93% reduction in pain at average 2 year follow up.
Treatment of tendon and muscle using platelet-rich plasma. Mishra A, Woodall J Jr, Vieira A.Treatment of Tendon and Muscle Clin Sports Med. 2009 Jan;28(1):113-25.
This is a review article that includes basic science, animal and human data including a reference to Dr. Gosens' work showing PRP improves patient pain and function when compared to cortisone in a 100 patient double-blind prospective randomized trial.
Platelet-rich plasma enhances the initial mobilization of
circulation-derived cells for tendon healing.
Comparison of surgically repaired
Achilles tendon tears using platelet-rich fibrin matrices.
Can platelet-rich plasma enhance tendon repair? A cell
This study confirms PRP enhances tenocyte proliferation and collagen production.
Cellular effects of platelet rich plasma: a study on
HL-60 macrophage-like cells. Woodall J Jr, Tucci M, Mishra A, Benghuzzi H.
Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007;43:266-71