Comparison of surgically repaired Achilles tendon tears using platelet-rich fibrin matrices.

@article{Snchez2007ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of surgically repaired Achilles tendon tears using platelet-rich fibrin matrices.},
  author={Mikel S{\'a}nchez and Eduardo Anitua and Juan Azofra and Isabel And{\'i}a and Sabino Padilla and I{\~n}igo Mujika},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={245-51}
}
BACKGROUND Platelet-rich fibrin matrices release a natural mixture of growth factors that play central roles in the complex processes of tendon healing. HYPOTHESIS Application of autologous platelet-rich matrices during Achilles tendon surgery may promote healing and functional recovery. STUDY DESIGN Case-control study and descriptive laboratory study… CONTINUE READING