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J Vet Sci. 2010 Jun;11(2):173-5.

Autologous conditioned plasma as therapy of tendon and ligament lesions in seven horses.

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Equine Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, 14163 Berlin, Germany.


This case report describes the intralesional application of autologous conditioned plasma (ACP) in seven horses as treatment of severe tendinitis of the superficial digital flexor tendon, deep digital flexor tendon, or desmitis of the inferior check ligament. Follow-up data of the horses revealed a positive outcome in 10 to 13 months post injury. All horses treated with ACP were either performing in their previous work-load or were back in full training. Further studies with long-term follow-up will have to be performed to support these clinical intermediate-term observations.

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