To study the clinical and paraclinical characteristics of primary knee osteoarthritis. To assess the effectiveness and safety of autologous platelet-rich plasma therapy in treament of primary knee osteoarthritis.
In Europe, and more recently in the United States, an
increased trend has emerged in the use of autologous blood
products in an effort to facilitate healing in a variety of
applications. In recent years, scientific research and technology
has provided a new perspective on understanding the
wound healing process. Initially platelets were thought to act
exclusively with clotting.
Despite of the fact that Achilles tendon rupture is not a very common injury, it has
always attracted a great attention. Hippocrates is believed to be the first who wrote
about its treatment, but the first description of the Achilles tendon rupture can be
found in the works of Ambrois Pare in 1575. “Modern” concepts of conservative as
well as operative treatment with many proposed methods can be found since 1929 in
works of Quenu and Stojanović. These works still attract attention and many
publications still arise every year....