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Sodium Selenite demonstrates efficacy in treating children with Kashin-Beck Disease

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June 2013

Sodium Selenite demonstrates efficacy in treating children with Kashin-Beck Disease

Vol: 2| Issue: 5| Number:12| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Sodium selenite for treatment of Kashin-Beck disease in children: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials

Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Jul;20(7):605-13. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2012.02.012. Epub 2012 Feb 24

Contributing Authors:
Y Jirong P Huiyun Y Zhongzhe D Birong L Weimin Y Ming S Yi

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10 randomized controlled trials (2244 patients) were identified evaluating the safety and effectiveness of sodium selenite in treating children with Kashin-Beck disease (KBD). Results demonstrated that sodium selenite provided a better repairing rate of both metaphyseal lesions and the distal end of phalanges in hands on X-ray films. Additionally, the sodium selenite treatment significantly increa...

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