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Table 1 Generalities and patient baseline data of the included studies

From: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) augmentation does not result in more favourable outcomes in arthroscopic meniscal repair: a meta-analysis

Author, year Journal Design Follow-up (months) Treatment Menisci
(n)
Mean age Female (%)
Dai et al. 2019, [25] BMC Musculoskel Disorder Retrospective 20.7 PRP 14 32.4 57
No PRP 15 30.3 67
Duif et al. 2015, [26] Arch Orthop Trauma Surg Prospective, randomised 12 PRP 24 64.1 42
No PRP 34 64.3 65
Everhart et al. 2019, [27] Am J Sport Med Prospective 36 PRP 203 30.0 36
No PRP 347 28.1 37
Griffin et al. 2015, [28] Clin Orthop Relat Res Retrospective 24 PRP 15 26.0 27
No PRP 20 35.0 15
Kaminski et al. 2018, [30] Biomed Res Int Prospective, randomised 54 PRP 21 30.0 21
No PRP 18 26.0 17
Kaminski et al. 2019, [31] Int J Mol Sci Prospective, randomised 23 PRP 42 44.0 48
No PRP 30 46.0 37
Kemmochi et al. 2018, [20] J Orth Prospective 6 PRP 17 32.4 47
No PRP 5 20.8 40
Pujol et al. 2015, [15] Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc Prospective 34 PRP 17 32.3 35
No PRP 17 28.3 24