Effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on pain, function and quality of life in knee osteoarthritis patients: a before-and-after study and review of the literature

Marcos Edgar Fernández-Cuadros, Olga Susana Pérez-Moro, María Jesús Albaladejo-Florín, Beatriz Entrambasaguas-Estepa, Rubén Algarra-López
2018 MOJ Orthopedics & Rheumatology  
Objective: To determine the effects on pain relief, function and quality of life in knee Osteoarthritis (OA) patients by a protocol of 3-doses of PRP injected weekly. Material and methods: A prospective quasi-experimental before-and-after study (non-randomized control trial) was performed on 27 patients with knee OA Kellgren-Lawrence (K-L) grade 2 or more
doi:10.15406/mojor.2018.10.00415 fatcat:l7qnlkfy4ffkzhtmg6ocinr3xe