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Volume 2018, Article ID 8286190, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8286190
Research Article

Ultrasound-Guided Prolotherapy with Polydeoxyribonucleotide for Painful Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Correspondence should be addressed to Sung Hyun Lee; moc.revan@ohoh1234

Received 4 December 2017; Accepted 20 February 2018; Published 25 March 2018

Academic Editor: Parisa Gazerani

Copyright © 2018 Kyoungho Ryu 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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