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Volume:6 Issue:10 Number:20 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #9634
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

PRP injection versus HA or saline injection in knee osteoarthritis treatment


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OrthoEvidence. PRP injection versus HA or saline injection in knee osteoarthritis treatment . ACE Report. 2017;6(10):20. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/9634

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Arthroscopy. 2017 Mar;33(3):659-670

Contributing Authors: J Zhang H Zhang WL Dai AG Zhou

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Synopsis

Ten randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis that compared pain and functional outcomes between intraarticular platelet-rich plasma injection (PRP) and either intraarticular hyaluronic acid (HA) injections or saline injections in knee osteoarthritis treatment. Outcomes were assessed at 6 and 12 months postinjection. In comparison to HA injections, PRP injections demonstrate...

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