Journal Club Episode 6:  Platelet-Rich Plasma

Presenter: Dr. Riam Shammaa – UofT Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellow
Date: February 3 , 2015

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Podcast Part 2:

Powerpoint Presentation:

Articles Reviewed:

1.  Khoshbin A, Leroux T, Wasserstein D, Marks P, Theodoropoulos J, Ogilvie-Harris D, Gandhi R, Takhar K, Lum G, Chahal J. The efficacy of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review with quantitative synthesis. Arthroscopy. 2013 Dec;29(12):2037-48

2.  A Hamid MS, Mohamed Ali MR, Yusof A, George J, Lee LP.  Platelet-rich plasma injections for the treatment of hamstring injuries: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Oct;42(10):2410-8.

3.  Malavolta EA, Gracitelli ME, Ferreira Neto AA, Assunção JH, Bordalo-Rodrigues M, de Camargo OP. Platelet-rich plasma in rotator cuff repair: a prospective randomized study. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Oct;42(10):2446-54.