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No difference in 1-wk pain and function improvement between steroid vs placebo injection for knee OA

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June 2019

No difference in 1-wk pain and function improvement between steroid vs placebo injection for knee OA

Vol: 8| Issue: 6| Number:18| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ultrasound detected synovial change and pain response following intra-articular injection of corticosteroid and a placebo in symptomatic osteoarthritic knees: a pilot study

Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Aug;73(8):1590-1. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-205206

Contributing Authors:
W Zhang S Doherty M Doherty M Hall P Courtney K Latief

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Synopsis

25 patients with knee osteoarthritis were included in this crossover trial which randomized participants to the order in which they received an intraarticular methylprednisolone injection and intraarticular placebo injection. Changes in pain, function, and ultrasound results after 1-week were documented following both types of injection. Results demonstrated no significant differences between ster...

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