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Review Papers | Biology | India | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015
Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma in the Treatment of Primary Osteoarthritis: A Review of 82 Knee Joints
Anurag Yadav | Vikas Anand  | Narender Rathee | Deven Mittal
Abstract: This prospective single centre study was conducted to investigate the efficacy of platelet rich plasma (PRP) on 82 knee joints (70 patients) of primary osteoarthritis of knee under treatment in department of orthopaedics. Patient received three injections of PRP and were followed up for 24 months using VAS, WOMAC score and radiologic Ahlbacks grading. Significant improvement in VAS and WOMAC score was seen on first and second follow up visit. None of the patient reported worsening and no serious complications were reported by any of the patient following the procedure.
Keywords: Osteoarthritis, platelet rich plasma PRP primary osteoarthritis, Ahlbacks grading
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015,
Pages: 119 - 124