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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7672
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Hyaluronic acid improves pain in patients with hip osteoarthritis at 3-month evaluation


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Is Intra-Articular Hyaluronic Acid Effective in Treating Osteoarthritis of the Hip Joint?

J Arthroplasty. 2015 Mar;30(3):507-511.

Contributing Authors: JR Lieberman SM Engstrom O Solovyova C Au JJ Grady

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Synopsis

23 studies, including 6 randomized controlled trials, were assessed in this meta-analysis and systematic review. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of viscosupplementation with hyaluronic acid in patients afflicted with hip osteoarthritis. The study aimed to assess the impact of hyaluronic acid on pain, duration of pain relief, and optimal formulation when compared to placebo an...

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