Long-term efficacy of dobesilate in chronic patellar tendinopathy

Long-term efficacy of dobesilate in chronic patellar tendinopathy

Pedro Cuevas1, José Antonio Rodas2, Tomás Fernández Jaen3, Pedro Guillen3, Javier Angulo4, Guillermo Giménez-Gallego5

1Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, Madrid, 2Mutualidad de Previsión Social de Futbolistas Españoles, Avilés, 3Fundacion Pedro Guillén, Clínica CEMTRO, Madrid, 4Servicio de Histología, Departamento de Investigación, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, 5Departamento de Estructura y Función de Proteínas, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Madrid, Spain.

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There is a wide variety of treatment options available for patellar tendinopathy, the majority of which are non-surgical, and no consensus exists on the optimal method of treatment. We report that peritendinous injection of dobesilate in patients with chronic patellar tendinopathy, resulted in significant long-term improvement in knee function and reduced pain.

Keywords: Patellar tendinopathy. Dobesilate. Peritendinous injection. Fibroblast growth factor

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Pedro Cuevas, José Antonio Rodas, Tomás Fernández Jaen, Pedro Guillen, Javier Angulo Guillermo Giménez-Gallego.Long-term efficacy of dobesilate in chronic patellar tendinopathy. International Journal of Case Reports, 2018 2:27. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2018-05-2901.


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