Effects of Platelet-Rich Plasma With Concomitant Use of a Corticosteroid on Tenocytes From Degenerative Rotator Cuff Tears


This study shows that the addition of PRP does not interfere with the anti-inflammatory effects of a corticosteroid on IL-1β-treated tenocytes from degenerative rotator cuff tears but that it does avoid the deleterious side effects of a corticosteroid.


PRP can be clinically useful with a corticosteroid as a treatment for tendinopathy.

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