Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
RCT
ACE Report #10084
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Assessing efficacy of an autologous protein solution injection versus saline for knee osteoarthritis


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Clinical Outcomes of Knee Osteoarthritis Treated With an Autologous Protein Solution Injection: A 1-Year Pilot Double-Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial

Am J Sports Med. 2018 Jan;46(1):171-180.

Contributing Authors: L Engebretsen R Verdonk E Kon G Filardo S Nehrer

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

46 patients with Kellgren-Lawrence grade II-III knee osteoarthritis were randomized in a 2:1 fashion to intraarticular injection of either the Autologous Protein Solution blood product (nSTRIDE APS; Biomet Zimmer) or placebo saline. Patients were assessed for clinical measures and imaging results over a 12-month follow-up. For pain, the WOMAC pain score demonstrated favourable improvement in the A...

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE

Please Login or Join to leave comments.