AAOS: Reporting of hyaluronic acid efficacy in knee OA may be influenced by industry
Conflict of Interest in the Assessment of Hyaluronic Acid Injections for Osteoarthritis of the Knee
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48 randomized, placebo-controlled trials were analyzed to determine the proportion of studies evaluating hyaluronic acid efficacy in knee osteoarthritis sponsored by industry, and if the presence of a financial conflict of interest of an author was associated with the qualitative conclusions of the study. The results of the review indicated that at least over half (62.5%) of the studies were indus...
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