Ricardo Andrés Linares Mora

Autonomous University of Bucaramanga , Colombia

Title: Use of platelet-rich plasma in knee osteoarthritis


The application of platelet-rich plasma has been gaining strength within the treatments proposed for the management of gonarthrosis, since it has shown in different studies improvement in functionality to perform different activities of daily living and pain control, comparing these results with scales such as SF36, EVA.2-3-4 In addition, the use of the WOMAC scale has allowed periodic monitoring of patients to see how they respond to the different treatments that are proposed.


Ricardo Linares is an epidemiologist from the Autonomous University of Bucaramanga and is finishing his specialization in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Central Military Hospital in Bogota, Colombia. He has developed studies in joint degenerative pathology.