Aprotinin in the management of Achilles tendinopathy: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Brown2006AprotininIT,
  title={Aprotinin in the management of Achilles tendinopathy: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Rebecca Brown and John Orchard and Michael A Kinchington and Allen Hooper and G Nalder},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={275-9}
}
BACKGROUND Achilles tendinopathy is a common condition, which can become chronic and interfere with athletic performance. The proteinase inhibitor aprotinin (as injection) has been found to improve recovery in patellar tendinopathy (evidence level 1b) and Achilles tendinopathy. Internationally this therapy is being used based on this limited knowledge base. AIM To evaluate whether aprotinin injections decrease time to recovery in Achilles tendinopathy. METHOD A prospective, randomised… CONTINUE READING