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ACE Report #7635
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

AAOS 2015: Platelet-rich plasma vs hyaluronic acid for knee osteoarthritis


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

HA vs. PRP: Double-blind RCT Comparing Clinical Outcomes and Intra-articular Biology for Knee Arthritis Treatment

Contributing Authors: BJ Cole L Fortier V Karas DB Merkow K Hussey A Stuckey NN Verma Back BR B Forsythe

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Synopsis

111 patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either intra-articular hyaluronic acid (HA) or platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. The purpose of this study was to compare clinical and biological measures between treatments. Both groups received three weekly injections. Patient-report outcome measures, clinical examination, and synovial aspirate analysis were assessed over 24 w...

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