Silicone gel has no effect on scar pain and pruritus following TKA
The effect of topical scar treatment on postoperative scar pain and pruritus after total knee arthroplastyArch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2014 Apr;134(4):555-9
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100 patients scheduled to receive primary, unilateral, tricompartmental cemented TKA due to primary osteoarthritis, were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups (a silicone gel or placebo group) to determine if the application of silicone gel to surgical scars had an effect on postoperative scar pain and pruritus, 1 year after surgery completion. The results of the study indicated that while silicone...
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