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Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2013 Feb;17(1):91-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1333943. Epub 2013 Mar 13.

Platelet-rich plasma injection.

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  • Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA. klee2@uwhealth.org


Platelet-rich plasma injection is an emerging alternative treatment method for common musculoskeletal tendon injuries. This article discusses the biology of platelet-rich plasma, explains how it may promote healing, highlights some common applications of platelet-rich plasma and reviews the current clinical evidence-based literature.

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