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VIDEO: PRP injections in the elbow may be beneficial for some low-grade tears

ORLANDO At the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Patrick Joyner, MD, discussed a study that looked at the return-to-play rate in patients who were treated with a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection of the ulnar collateral ligament. Although PRP may or may not be beneficial for patients with low-grade tears, he said surgeons should do surgery in patients with high-grade tears.

ORLANDO At the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Patrick Joyner, MD, discussed a study that looked at the return-to-play rate in patients who were treated with a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection of the ulnar collateral ligament. Although PRP may or may not be beneficial for patients with low-grade tears, he said surgeons should do surgery in patients with high-grade tears.

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