Dr Iain Duncan
PRP tendon research updates

PRP Therapy Ongoing Updates

Latest updates first Update Late 2021 The PRP literature expands constantly, which is good because we all need more precise data. An important paper published in Arthroscopy July 2021 did a network meta analysis.  Zhao et al. from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine included 43 randomized controlled trials in patients with knee osteoarthritis (level II evidence […]

PRP for osteaoarthritis

Updates on PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections for osteoarthritis

Order of updates is newest to oldest Iain Duncan Update July 2020 Based on a number of studies and our own experience there are benefits from doing repeated or cycling PRP injections for osteoarthritis of the knee. One such study showed PRP injections led to a significant reduction in pain and improvement in function after […]

References

References for PRP therapy

Migliorini, F., Driessen, A., Quack, V., Sippel, N., Cooper, B., Yasser, ·, Mansy, E., Tingart, M., & Eschweiler, J. (2021). Comparison between intra-articular infiltrations of placebo, steroids, hyaluronic and PRP for knee osteoarthritis: a Bayesian network meta-analysis. 141, 1473–1490. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00402-020-03551-y D, Z., JK, P., WY, Y., YH, H., LF, Z., GH, L., & J, L. […]

Dr Iain Duncan

Recent News and Diagnostic Imaging Updates

from Dr. Iain Duncan…  October 2021 I have written a new PRP update which highlights the increasing evidence for LP-PRP (leucocyte poor platelet rich plasma) therapy as being the best intra-articular option for knee osteoarthritis in a network meta analysis which compared it with  intra-articular hyaluronic acid, leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma (LR-PRP), bone marrow mesenchymal stem […]

Patient booklets and information

The following patient booklets and information are pdf files for my patients (and others) that are free to download for your personal use: About Myocardial (heart) scans Ankle Anatomy Elbow Anatomy Hip Anatomy Knee Anatomy Shoulder Anatomy Lateral Epicondylitis (tennis elbow) Medial epicondylitis (Golfer’s elbow) Achilles Tendinopathy Plantar fasciitis Morton’s Neuroma and intermetatarsal bursitis Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome […]

A modern approach to Back pain

Resources for Doctors

This website has several resources for doctors that may be of interest to you: For a list of website resources for medical practitioners For a list of services available Sports Medicine topics Updates and research Abstracts on various musculoskeletal, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound publications of clinical importance Basic guide to nuclear medicine tests Information about online […]

Liver Ultrasound

March 2017 Liver ultrasound is something we do every day so we should be good at it, right? So long since the last update. I didn’t believe anyone read these so my good intentions lapsed long ago. I hear that a few of you peruse this material, so here is some more. More on livers…. […]