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Effect of hyaluronic acid injection as adjunct therapy to arthroscopic debridement

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January 2016

Effect of hyaluronic acid injection as adjunct therapy to arthroscopic debridement

Vol: 5| Issue: 1| Number:44| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Intra-articular sodium hyaluronate injections after arthroscopic debridement for osteoarthritis of the knee: a prospective, randomized, controlled study

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2008 Aug-Oct;42(4):221-7

Contributing Authors:
N Heybeli MN Doral OA Atay G Leblebicioğlu A Uzümcügil

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Synopsis

67 patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) scheduled for arthroscopic debridement were randomized to treatment with or without subsequent, postoperative intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid (HA) injections. The purpose of the study was to evaluate any possible effect of postoperative HA injections on knee pain and functional disability over 24-week follow-up. Outcomes were assessed using t...

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