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Vol:10 Issue:2 Number:17 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13054
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

PRP Injection Improves Pain, Function & Quality of Life vs HA Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis

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OrthoEvidence. PRP Injection Improves Pain, Function & Quality of Life vs HA Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2021;10(2):17. Available from:

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

Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Meta-analysis of 26 Randomized Controlled Trials

Arthroscopy. 2021 Jan;37(1):309-325.

Contributing Authors:
J Tan H Chen L Zhao W Huang

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Twenty-six randomized controlled trials including 2430 adults with knee osteoarthritis (OA) were included in this meta-analysis comparing platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and hyaluronic acid (HA) injections for the relief of symptoms. Pooled outcomes of interest included the incidence of adverse events, the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) Osteoarthritis Index, pain, stiffnes...

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