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Poster

Description

Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the most common joint disorders in the United States with rising prevalence due to obesity and an aging population. Regarding non-surgical approaches to management, there has been growing interest in the use of intra-articular injections with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).

Department

Physician Assistant Studies

Degree Name

Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

First Advisor

Daryl Sieg

Publication Date

2019

Disciplines

Musculoskeletal Diseases | Orthopedics

Platelets to the Rescue?  A Literature Review of the Safety and Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma for Symptomatic Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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