Longer Lasting Clinical Improvements with PRP vs Corticosteroid Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis
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OrthoEvidence. Longer Lasting Clinical Improvements with PRP vs Corticosteroid Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2020;9(8):7. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12293
Intra-articular platelet-rich plasma vs corticosteroids in the treatment of moderate knee osteoarthritis: a single-center prospective randomized controlled study with a 1-year follow up.J Orthop Surg Res. 2020; 15: 257.
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Forty patients above the age of 55 with knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to receive an intra-articular injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or corticosteroid (triamcinolone acetonide) to improve pain and function. The primary outcome of interest was pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) at 1 year post-treatment. Secondary outcomes of interest included the International Knee Documentation ...
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