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ACE Report #11576
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

No differences in 2- and 5-yr clinical outcome between PRP and HA for knee osteoarthritis


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Hyaluronic Acid Injections for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: Results at 5 Years of a Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial

Am J Sports Med. 2019 Feb;47(2):347-354. doi: 10.1177/0363546518814532

Contributing Authors: A Di Martino E Kon G Filardo B Di Matteo A Cenacchi F Tentoni T Papio F Selleri

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Synopsis

192 patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to three weekly intraarticular injections with either platelet-rich plasma or hyaluronic acid. The focuse of the current study was outcome after 2 and 5 years following treatment. Results for clinical outcome on the International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) subjective score, the EuroQoL 5-dimensions (EQ-5D) and the Tegner activity scale...

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