Monthly Archives: July 2011

Study on Platelet-rich Plasma in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Recently, Dr. Pietro Randelli and collegues hypothesized that if Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) were instilled in combination with white blood cells in patients who had just undergone rotator cuff repair, those patients’ recovery would be accelerated. The Italian doctors set out … Continue reading

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PRP More Effective Than Cortisone at 2 Year Follow-Up

A  study published in February, 2010 by Dr. Taco Gosens from the Netherlands, revealed Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections were more effective than cortisone injections for chronic tennis elbow at 1 year follow-up. The controlled trial studied 100 patients with chronic … Continue reading

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Kobe Bryant gets Platelet-rich Plasma

The LA Times reported Friday, July 1, that Kobe Bryant underwent a derivation of Platelet-rich Plasma therapy (PRP) for an injured right knee in Germany. Bryant has dealt with an arthritic right knee joint in recent seasons and has undergone … Continue reading

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