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Volume:2 Issue:6 Number:20 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #5137
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

COA: Viscosupplementation (Hylan G-F 20) improved pain&function after partial meniscectomy

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OrthoEvidence. COA: Viscosupplementation (Hylan G-F 20) improved pain&function after partial meniscectomy. ACE Report. 2013;2(6):20. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5137

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

Randomised Clinical Trial of At-Arthroscopy Viscosupplementation (Hylan G-F 20) for Post-operative Pain and Function: A Pilot Study

Contributing Authors: LA Hiemstra S Kerslake SMA Heard GML Buchko

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


30 male patients, who underwent knee arthroscopy for partial medial meniscectomy, were randomized to receive either a viscosupplementation injection (hylan G-F 20) or a placebo injection after surgery. The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of an at-arthroscopy viscosupplementation injection on pain and functional outcomes and determine the feasibility of a larger scale trial. At 1 w...

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