Intramuscular vs. Intra-articular Glucocorticoid Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis
Effect of Intramuscular vs Intra-articular Glucocorticoid Injection on Pain Among Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis: The KIS Randomized Clinical Trial.JAMA Netw Open . 2022 Apr 1;5(4):e224852.
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One hundred and forty-five patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized in this non-inferiority trial to receive an intramuscular glucocorticoid injection (n=74) or an intra-articular glucocorticoid injection (n=71). The primary outcome of interest was pain at 4 weeks as measured with the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) pain sub-scale. Secondary outcomes included KOOS pain...