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Volume:1 Issue:8 Number:16 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #727
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Intra-articular sodium hyaluronate effective in treating hallux rigidus pain


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

Sodium Hyaluronate in the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus. A Single-Blind, Randomized Study

Foot Ankle Int. 2007 Jan;28(1):38-42.

Contributing Authors: M Pons F Alvarez J Solana R Viladot L Varela

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Synopsis

37 patients (40 feet) with painful hallux rigidus were enrolled in this study and randomized to receive either a 1.0 ml intra-articular injection of sodium hyaluronate or 1.0 ml of triamcinolone acetonide. Patients were evaluated using VAS and AOFAS-hallux scores on days 0, 14, 28, 56 and 84 with a 3 month follow-up. Results demonstrated that the use of sodium hyaluronate was a safe and effective ...

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