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Volume:8 Issue:9 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12321
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Similar Outcomes in Knee OA Patients When Comparing High Molecular Weight vs Low Molecular Weight HA

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Efficacy of single high-molecular-weight versus triple low-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid intra-articular injection among knee osteoarthritis patients.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020; 21: 550

Contributing Authors: MH Bahrami SA Raeissadat M Cheraghi S Rahimi-Dehgolan A Ebrahimpour

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Ninety patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized into receiving a single cross-linked high-molecular weight hyaluronic acid (HMWHA) or three injections of low-molecular weight hyaluronic acid (LMWHA). The outcomes of interest included pain was measured through using the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), and function was evaluated using the Lequesne and Western Ontario and McMas...

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