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Volume:32 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #13556
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Radiofrequency Ablation Improves Pain & Function Up to 24 Weeks in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis


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OrthoEvidence. Radiofrequency Ablation Improves Pain & Function Up to 24 Weeks in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2021;32(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13556

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

Efficacy and safety of radiofrequency ablation for treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

J Int Med Res. 2021 Apr;49(4): 3000605211006647.

Contributing Authors: H Zhang B Wang J He Z Du

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Synopsis

Nine randomized controlled trials with a total of 802 patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to undergo treatment with either radiofrequency ablation (n=404) or a control (n=398). Outcomes of interest included pain scores, the Lequesne index, the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC), range of motion, and incidence of adverse events. Pooled results demon...

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