ACE Report #6527
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

EFORT: PRP vs. hyaluronic acid for the treatment of Knee OA

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 Study

Contributing Authors: E Kon G Filardo A Di Martino L Merli B Di Matteo M Maracacci

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192 patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups, a PRP or hyaluronic acid injection group, to determine the effect each intervention had on knee OA and cartilage degeneration. The results of the study indicated that no statistical difference existed between PRP or hyaluronic acid treatment in terms of function (IKDC score), pain (IKDC score) or cartilage degene...

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