n South African Journal of Sports Medicine - IOC consensus paper on the use of platelet-rich plasma in sports medicine : editor's choice

Volume 23, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



In 2008, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) published a consensus document on the importance of molecular mechanisms in connective tissue and skeletal muscle injury and healing. This document predicted an increase in the use of autologous growth factors, as it has indeed happened following that publication.

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