Study Finds No Benefits for PRFM in Rotator Cuff Surgery

Level I study found no significant improvement in outcomes

Terry Stanton

In his presentation on “Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) in Rotator Cuff Surgery: Good, Bad and Inconsequential,” at the 2012 annual meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), Stephen C. Weber, MD, of Sacramento Knee & Sports Medicine, reviewed the available studies on PRP and rotator cuff repair and stated that so far the evidence does not demonstrate efficacy.

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