No benefit to hyaluronic acid over placebo for knee OA pain and function
No difference between intra-articular injection of hyaluronic Acid and placebo for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, controlled, double-blind trial.J Arthroplasty. 2015 May;30(5):754-7.
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
196 patients were randomized to receive either hyaluronic acid (HA) or a placebo in knee osteoarthritis (OA) treatment. HA was compared to placebo to test the efficacy in reduction of pain and function. Results of this study found no significant benefit of HA treatment over placebo for visual analogue score, Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC), or knee flexion. Howeve...
Learn about our AI Driven
High Impact Search Feature
The OE High Impact metric uses AI to determine the impact a study will have by considering the content of the article itself. Built using the latest advances of natural language processing techniques. OE High Impact predicts an article’s future number of citations than impact factor alone.Continue