International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2018, Volume 4 Issue 2

Role of double vs triple shot intra articular platelet rich plasma in early osteoarthrosis of knee

Author(s): Dr. K Satya Kumar, Dr. Riyaz Babu Shaik, Dr. Lakshmi Narayana Paladugu and Dr. Amarnath Surat
Abstract: To Compare The Functional Outcome Of Patients With Osteoarthrosis Of Knee (KL Grade 2), Receiving Intra-Articular Injections Of Platelet Rich Plasma. A Prospective Study Of 120 Patients (Aged Above 30 Years) With Clinical And Radiological Diagnosis Of Osteoarthrosis Of Knee Joint (Unilateral/ Bilateral) Was Conducted During The Period Between January2016 To November 2017 In The Department Of Orthopaedics, Nri Academy Of Sciences, Chinakakani, Guntur (Dt), Andhra pradesh. Patients with Primary OA of Knee Were Divided Into Two Groups of 60 Each. One Group Was Administered Intra-Articular two Injections Of PRP with post procedural oral analgesics for one week And The Other Group Was Administered Intra-Articular Three Injections Of PRP with topical analgesia without oral analgesics. Results Were Analysed Using IKDC, WOMAC, and VAS Criteria. Intra Articular PRP Is An Innovating Minimally Invasive Technique With A Low Procedure Cost. In Our Study We Conclude In Grade 2 Early Osteoarthritis Of Knee Three Shots Of Intra Articular Platelet Rich Plasma without the need for post procedural oral analgesics has given excellent results and it confirmed that three shots of prp has a significant role in getting pain relieved compared to two shots.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. K Satya Kumar, Dr. Riyaz Babu Shaik, Dr. Lakshmi Narayana Paladugu, Dr. Amarnath Surat. Role of double vs triple shot intra articular platelet rich plasma in early osteoarthrosis of knee. Int J Orthop Sci 2018;4(2):48-50. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2018.v4.i2a.09
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences