ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    Clinical outcome of Serial Intra-articular injections of Growth Factor Concentrate on long term pain and functional scores in early Knee Osteoarthritis patients

    Rakhi Gupta, Rajiv Lakhotia
    JCDR. 2024: 475-482


    Background: Osteoarthritis knee is a chronic degenerative joint disease,limiting movement and quality of life of many patients especially elderly. Pharmacological management do not alter the basic joint pathology and can be harmful in long run. Focus is shifted to regenerative medicine in the form of Platelet rich plasma (PRP)/ Growth factor concentrate (GFC).The objective of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the efficacy, safety, and clinical outcome of platelet derived growth factor concentrate in early osteoarthritis knee.



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    Volume 15 Issue 5