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ACE Report #272
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Triamcinolone and Hyaluronan both effective in patients with OA of the knee


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

Changes of gait patterns and muscle activity after intraarticular treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: A prospective, randomised, doubleblind study

Knee. 2009 Dec;16(6):466-72. Epub 2009 Apr 10.

Contributing Authors: Adrian Skwara Christian Dominik Peterlein Carsten Oliver Tibesku Dieter Rosenbaum Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann

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Synopsis

42 patients with radigographically verified degenerative osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee were randomized to receive either hyaluronan or triamcinolone injection treatment. This study assessed the efficacy of hyaluronan and triamcinolone injections for the treatment of OA, while also comparing outcome measures of these two treatments. The results from this study indicated that both injections provi...

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