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ACE Report #9220
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Comparison of intra-articular platelet rich plasma, hyaluronic acid, and ozone for knee OA

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

Choice of intra‑articular injection in treatment of knee osteoarthritis: platelet‑rich plasma, hyaluronic acid or ozone options

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Feb;25(2):485-492

Contributing Authors: TM Duymus S Mutlu B Dernek B Komur S Aydogmus FN Kesiktas

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120 patients with Kellgren-Lawrence grade II-III knee osteoarthritis were randomized to one of three intra-articular injection groups: platelet rich plasma, hyaluronic acid, or ozone. The purpose of this study was to compare visual analog scores (VAS) for pain and Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) scores for pain, stiffness, and function over a 12-month follow-...

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