Platelet-Rich Plasma or Hyaluronate in the Management of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus

@inproceedings{HoksrudPlateletRichPO,
  title={Platelet-Rich Plasma or Hyaluronate in the Management of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus},
  author={Aasne Hoksrud and Thomas Torgalsen and Herlof Harstad and Simen Haugen and Thor Einar Andersen and May Arna Risberg and Roald Bahr}
}
Background: Nonoperative options for osteochondral lesions (OCLs) of the talar dome are limited, and currently, there is a lack of scientific evidence to guide management. Purpose: To evaluate the short-term efficacy and safety of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) compared with hyaluronic acid (HA) in reducing pain and disability caused by OCLs of the ankle. Study Design: Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, 2. Methods: Thirty-two patients aged 18 to 60 years were allocated to a treatment… CONTINUE READING