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Journal of Regenerative Medicine ISSN: 2325-9620

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Short Communication, J Regen Med Vol: 8 Issue: 1

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

Rizzo L*

Bonino-Pulejo”-Ospedale Piemonte-U.O.S, Ortopediae Traumatologia-viale Europa Messina, Italy

*Corresponding Author : Letterio Rizzo
“Bonino-Pulejo”-Ospedale Piemonte- U.O.S, Ortopedia e Traumatologia-viale Europa, 45-98124 Messina, Italy
Tel: 393396064319
E-mail: [email protected]

Received: February 05, 2019 Accepted: March 07, 2019 Published: March 14, 2019

Citation: Rizzo L (2019) Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis. J Regen Med 8:1. doi: 10.4172/2325-9620.1000149

Abstract

This paper presents the results of the treatment of Kellgren-Lawrence grade I and II knee osteoarthritis using Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) added with non-cross-linked hyaluronic acid. Seventy-seven knees were treated with three injections, one every two weeks and the results using the modified Lysholm Scoring Scale were evaluated one and three months after the treatment.

Keywords: Osteoarthritis; Platelet-rich plasma; Knee

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