Platelet-rich plasma versus corticosteroid injections for carpal tunnel syndrome


UZUN H., Bitik O., Uzun O., Ersoy U. S. , Aktas E.

JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY, vol.51, no.5, pp.301-305, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/2000656x.2016.1260025
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.301-305

Abstract

Background: Platelet-rich plasma therapy has the potential to promote peripheral nerve regeneration through the autologous supply of growth factors. Therefore, this study aimed to compare the effects of platelet-rich plasma injections with the effects of corticosteroid injections in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.