Platelet-rich plasma ultrasound-guided injection in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: A placebo-controlled clinical study.

@article{Malahias2018PlateletrichPU,
  title={Platelet-rich plasma ultrasound-guided injection in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: A placebo-controlled clinical study.},
  author={Michael-Alexander Malahias and Vasileios S Nikolaou and Elizabeth Ourania Johnson and M A Kaseta and Sotirios-Tsambikos Kazas and George Christos Babis},
  journal={Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={e1480-e1488}
}
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate whether and to what extent a single injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), under ultrasound guidance, can improve the clinical symptoms of patients with a mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). We conducted a prospective, randomized, clinical study including 50 patients suffering from mild to moderate… CONTINUE READING