Corticosteroids improve pain and symptoms over the short-term in knee OA
Corticosteroid injections for osteoarthritis of the knee: meta-analysis.BMJ. 2004 Apr 10;328(7444):869. Epub 2004 Mar 23.
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Ten randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of intra-articular corticosteroid injections compared to placebo for the management of knee osteoarthritis. A dichotomous outcome of symptom improvement, defined as the most important patient-oriented outcome, and pain outcome were evaluated. Corticosteroid injections resulted in a favourable outcome for ...
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