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Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:24 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #4424
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

AOSSM: PRP and HA produce similar clinical outcomes treating chondropathy or early knee OA

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OrthoEvidence. AOSSM: PRP and HA produce similar clinical outcomes treating chondropathy or early knee OA. ACE Report. 2013;2(4):24. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4424

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

PRP Injections versus Viscosupplementation for Early Knee Osteoarthritis: a Randomized Double-Blind Study

Contributing Authors: E Kon G Filardo A Di Martino S Patella F Perdisa M Marcacci

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72 patients were randomized to compare the efficacy of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) or hyaluronic acid (HA) for the treatment of chondropathy or early knee osteoarthritis (OA). Results at the 6-month follow-up revealed that both groups displayed a significant improvement in regards to function and quality of life. However, there were no statistically significant differences between the two treatment...

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