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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #10245
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Better early outcome, similar 6-12 month outcome with PRP versus HA for hip osteoarthritis


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Platelet rich plasma versus hyaluronic acid in patients with hip osteoarthritis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Int J Surg. 2018 May;53:279-287

Contributing Authors: J Zhang S Mao Y Ye B Lin X1 Zhou

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Synopsis

Four randomized controlled trials were selected for inclusion in this meta-analysis which compared results in hip osteoarthritis treatment between platelet-rich plasma injections and hyaluronic acid injections. Data on patient-reported pain and function scores were pooled at 2, 6 and 12 months post-injection. The only significant difference observed between the injections was a significantly lower...

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