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Volume:36 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12573
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Intra-articular PRP Improves Pain & Function for Obese/Overweight Patients in Knee OA at 12-months


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

How to Choose Platelet-Rich Plasma or Hyaluronic Acid for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis in Overweight or Obese Patients: A Meta-Analysis.

Pain Res Manag. 2020 Mar 10;2020:7587936

Contributing Authors: P Luo W Sun L Shi F Gao Z Li Z Xiong

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Synopsis

10 randomized controlled trials including 1096 overweight (BMI ≥ 25) patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis (OA) were included in this meta-analysis comparing hyaluronic acid (HA) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) intra-articular injections. The primary outcome of interest was the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) total score and associated sub-scores (pain, ...

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