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Tendinopathy and its Treatment: the Rationale and Pitfalls in the Clinical Application of PRP

  • Wang J. 
  • Zhou Y. 
  • Nirmala X. 
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Summary

Chronic tendon injuries or tendinopathy are prevalent among athletes and non-athletes worldwide. However, current treatment of tendinopathy in clinical settings is largely palliative.

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wang J. 
    • 1
  • Zhou Y. 
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nirmala X. 
    • 1
  1. 1.MechanoBiology Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Joint Surgery and Sports Medicine Department, Shanghai Changzheng HospitalSecond Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina

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