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Comparing PRP Injections With ESWT for Athletes With Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

Smith, Jay MD; Sellon, Jacob L. MD

Section Editor(s): Hart, Lawrence MBBCh, MSc, FRCPC; Lotter, Ann BA

Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine:
doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000063
Sport Medicine Journal Club

This CJSM Journal Club contribution provides a commentary on the following article: Vetrano M, Castorina A, Vulpiani MC, et al. Platelet-rich plasma versus focused shock waves in the treatment of jumper's knee in athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2013;24:89–803.

Author Information

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Center, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota

Correspondence about the original article: Mario Vetrano, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035-1039, Rome 00189, Italy (

Source of funding for the original study: No external funding.

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