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ACE Report #11402
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

AAOS2019: IA corticosteroid versus NSAID in knee osteoarthritis treatment


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Randomized Clinical Trial of Intra-Articular Injectates in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Comparison of Corticosteroid and NSAID Injections

Contributing Authors: M Kelly S Flynn M O'Reilly I Freeley CK McDonald EC Sheehan

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Synopsis

72 patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to intraarticular injection with either 40mg methylprednisolone or 30m ketorolac. Patients were assessed for improvement over 6-week follow-up in numeric rating scale (NRS) pain scores, the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC), and the Oxford Knee Score (OKS). Results demonstrated significant significant within-...

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