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Volume:4 Issue:4 Number:51 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7610
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid provides longer pain relief as compared to corticosteroid


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OrthoEvidence. Intra-articular hyaluronic acid provides longer pain relief as compared to corticosteroid . ACE Report. 2015;4(4):51. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7610

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid and corticosteroids in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: A meta‑analysis

Exp Ther Med. 2015 Feb;9(2):493-500.

Contributing Authors: F Wang X He

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Synopsis

7 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were included in this meta-analysis comparing the effect of intra-articular hyaluronic acid (HA) injections and corticosteroids (CS) for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Visual analog scale (VAS), Lequesne index, Knee Society Clinical Rating System (KSS), maximum flexion, and adverse events of treatments were measured. Analysis revealed that VAS scor...

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