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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:448 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #3144
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Improved pain and function with intra-articular hyaluronic acid in treating rhizarthrosis


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OrthoEvidence. Improved pain and function with intra-articular hyaluronic acid in treating rhizarthrosis. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):448. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/3144

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

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid compared with corticoid injections for the treatment of rhizarthrosis

Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2006 Jan;14(1):82-8. Epub 2005 Oct 19

Contributing Authors: S Fuchs R Monikes A Wohlmeiner T Heyse

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Synopsis

56 patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the carpometacarpal (CMC) joint of the thumb (rhizarthrosis) were randomized to receive either an intervention treatment of intra-articular sodium hyaluronate (SH) or a triamcinolone acetonide (TA) corticoid injection. The primary outcomes were pain and function. Results indicated that the SH intervention resulted in positive and longer-lasting outcomes for ...

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