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BioMed Research International
Volume 2018, Article ID 9315815, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9315815
Clinical Study

A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled Study Evaluating Meniscal Healing, Clinical Outcomes, and Safety in Patients Undergoing Meniscal Repair of Unstable, Complete Vertical Meniscal Tears (Bucket Handle) Augmented with Platelet-Rich Plasma

1Department of Musculoskeletal Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedics, Postgraduate Center for Medical Education, Professor A. Gruca Teaching Hospital, Konarskiego 13, 05-400 Otwock, Poland
2Department of Medical Biology, Laboratory of Immunology, The Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski Institute of Cardiology, Alpejska 42, 04-628 Warsaw, Poland
3Department of Anesthesiology, Postgraduate Center for Medical Education, Professor A. Gruca Teaching Hospital, Konarskiego 13, 05-400 Otwock, Poland
4Department of Radiology, Postgraduate Center for Medical Education, Professor A. Gruca Teaching Hospital, Konarskiego 13, 05-400 Otwock, Poland
5Department of Orthopaedics and Rheumoortopaedics, Postgraduate Center for Medical Education, Professor A. Gruca Teaching Hospital, Konarskiego 13, 05-400 Otwock, Poland

Correspondence should be addressed to Rafal Kaminski; moc.liamg@iksnimak.far

Received 23 July 2017; Revised 10 November 2017; Accepted 8 February 2018; Published 11 March 2018

Academic Editor: Ali Gholamrezanezhad

Copyright © 2018 Rafal Kaminski et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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