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    The lack of clinical research on PRP

    I fully agree with the comment from Dr Creaney regarding PRP. Unfortunately, there is little sound clinical science supporting the use at the moment. The design of studies published so far has been far from perfect. The studies with poor design have tended to produce good results, whereas the RCTs with proper design have shown less of an effect. Another challenge is the multitude of unknown clinical variables such as amou...

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    PRP within the wider context of regenerative medicine

    Dear Sir,

    I congratulate the IOC Consensus panel on having produced as clear a summary of the current understanding of the basic and clinical science relating to PRP as the body of published literature allows. While there was initially great hope in Sport Medicine circles that PRP would become the magic bullet for injuries, recent trials such as de Vos [1], have failed to provide that conclusive evidence so de...

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