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ACE Report #2820
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Knee OA: Quicker and longer pain reduction with Hylan G-F 20 than with Sodium Hyaluronate


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of Hylan G-F 20 and Sodium Hyaluronate in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee- A prospective randomized clinical trial

Knee. 2008 Aug;15(4):318-24. Epub 2008 Apr 21

Contributing Authors: R Raman A Dutta N Day HK Sharma CJ Shaw GV Johnson

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Synopsis

392 patients with symptomatic primary knee osteoarthritis were randomized to either receive intra-articular injection with Hylan G-F 20 or intra-articular injection with Sodium Hyaluronate. The results indicated that patients who received the Hylan G-F 20 injection demonstrated quicker pain reduction that lasted for a longer time period than patients who received the Sodium Hyaluronate injection. ...

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