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ACE Report #4963
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

ISAKOS: Similiar Results with PRP and HA Injections for Early Knee Osteoarthritis

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

PRP Injections Versus Viscosupplementation for Early Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Double-Blind Trial

Contributing Authors: E Kon G Filardo A Di-Martino S Patella B Di Matteo L Merli L Andriolo F Tentoni Marcacci M Marcacci

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192 patients, older than 18 years, with chronic pain or swelling of knee and degeneration of the joint were randomized to be treated either with platelet rich plasma (PRP) or viscosupplementation (Hyaluronic Acid-HA) injections. To compare both treatment modalities for knee chondropathy or early osteoarthritis (OA), a year of clinical evaluation demonstrated that both groups had significant improv...

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