Multiple PRP injections are more effective than single injections and hyaluronic acid in knees with early osteoarthritis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial


Gormeli G., GÖRMELİ C. A. , ATAOĞLU M. B. , ÇOLAK C., Aslanturk O., ERTEM K.

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, vol.25, no.3, pp.958-965, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-015-3705-6
  • Journal Name: KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.958-965
  • Keywords: Hyaluronic acid, Intraarticular injection, Knee osteoarthritis, Platelet-rich plasma, PLATELET-RICH PLASMA, INTRAARTICULAR INJECTION, VISCOSUPPLEMENTATION, EXPRESSION, BONE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

To compare the effectiveness of intraarticular (IA) multiple and single platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections as well as hyaluronic acid (HA) injections in different stages of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.