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Management of Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis elbow). A study published in July 2019.

The Study Xu et al (Int J Surg. 2019 Jul;67:37-46S) analysed seven Randomised controlled trials of 515 patients who were included in this meta-analysis comparing local injection of platelet concentrate and local injection of corticosteroid for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis. Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Modified Mayo Performance Index, the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) score, and the risk of adverse events. Outcomes were analyzed up to 6 months post-treatment. Results revealed significantly favourable VAS pain, Mayo, and DASH scores in the platelets group compared to the corticosteroid group at all time points. The risk of a

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