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, cilt.51, ss.301-305, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 51 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/2000656x.2016.1260025
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.301-305

Özet

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.