Has platelet-rich plasma any role in partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament? Prospective comparative study
Juan Pablo Zicaro, Ignacio Garcia-Mansilla, Andres Zuain, Carlos Yacuzzi, Matias Costa-Paz, Knee Division, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires 1181, Argentina
Author contributions: Zicaro JP and Garcia-Mansilla I designed the study and drafted the manuscript; Zuain A performed the literature review and edited the manuscript; Yacuzzi C, Zicaro JP and Costa-Paz M provided the patient selection and clinical procedures; All authors approved the final draft of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics in Investigation Committee Institutional Review Board (Approval No. 5624).
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this report and any accompanying images.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No conflicts of interests.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Ignacio Garcia-Mansilla, MD, Academic Research, Surgeon, Knee division, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Peron 4190, Buenos Aires 1181, Argentina. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: December 30, 2020
Peer-review started: December 30, 2020
First decision: January 24, 2021
Revised: February 18, 2021
Accepted: May 7, 2021
Article in press: May 7, 2021
Published online: June 18, 2021