Clinical Results of Platelet-Rich Plasma for Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: A Case Series

Zafarani, Zohreh and Mirzaee, Fateme and Guity, Mohamadreza and Aslani, Hamid Reza (2017) Clinical Results of Platelet-Rich Plasma for Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: A Case Series. The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 5 (5). pp. 328-331.

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Abstract

Partial thickness rotator cuff tears (PTRCTs) are a common pathology among shoulder disorders in people over 50 years.Treatment of PTRCTs remains controversial. Most studies on the treatment of PTRCTs have explained surgical techniquesor outcomes; few studies have centralized on the conservative and new management of PTRCTs, like treatmentwith Platelet-rich plasma (PRP). These case series study have been conducted on Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection,as a concentrated source of autologous platelets in blood plasma, contains several different growth factors and othercytokines that can stimulate healing of soft tissue.PRP injection showed positive effect on improving PTRCTs complains. This method improved pain, function, DASH scoreand shoulder joint range motion in. Because of PRP products are safe and easy to prepare and apply, and also accordingto improving patient�s condition, this method can be used to treat PTRCTs.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal system
WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > Archives of Bone & Joint Surgery
Depositing User: abjs abjs
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 13:56
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 13:56
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1642

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