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Volume:5 Issue:9 Number:32 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #9211
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Autologous PRP vs. HA injections for pain, function, activity improvement in knee OA


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OrthoEvidence. Autologous PRP vs. HA injections for pain, function, activity improvement in knee OA . ACE Report. 2016;5(9):32. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9211

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Article Intra-Articular Injections of Platelet-Rich Plasma versus Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Osteoarthritic Knee Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial in the Context of the Spanish National Health Care System

Int J Mol Sci. 2016 Jul 2;17(7).

Contributing Authors: E Montañez-Heredia S Irízar PJ Huertas E Otero M Del Valle I Prat MS Díaz-Gallardo M Perán JA Marchal C Hernandez-Lamas Mdel

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Synopsis

55 patients with Kellgren-Lawrence grade I-III knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either intraarticular injections of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or hyaluronic acid (HA). The purpose of this study was to compare these two injection therapies in terms of improvement in pain, function, and daily/sports activity, assessed at 3 or 6 months post-treatment. The results of this tria...

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