One injection of platelet-rich plasma associated to a submaximal eccentric protocol to treat chronic jumper's knee.

@article{Kaux2015OneIO,
  title={One injection of platelet-rich plasma associated to a submaximal eccentric protocol to treat chronic jumper's knee.},
  author={Jean-François Kaux and J. L. Croisier and Olivier Bruy{\`e}re and Carlos Rodriguez de la Cruz and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Forthomme and Georg Brabant and S Lapraille and V Lonneux and Domonique Noel and Caroline Le Goff and Andr{\'e} Gothot and James Collette and J. M. Crielaard},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2015},
  volume={55 9},
  pages={953-61}
}
AIM Jumper's knee is a frequent chronic overuse syndrome of the proximal part of the patellar tendon. Platelets contain lots of growth factors which could enhance the healing process of tendons. The aim of this study was to clarify the possible efficacy of one injection of Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in cases of rebel jumper's knees. METHODS Twenty patients with chronic proximal patellar tendinopathy were enrolled. Assessments were made before infiltration of PRP, and 6 weeks and 3 months… CONTINUE READING
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