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Volume:4 Issue:5 Number:24 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #7687
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine may modify progression of knee osteoarthritis

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OrthoEvidence. Chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine may modify progression of knee osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2015;4(5):24. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7687

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Chondroprotection and the prevention of osteoarthritis progression of the knee: a systematic review of treatment agents.

Am J Sports Med. 2015 Mar;43(3):734-44.

Contributing Authors: B Gallagher FP Tjoumakaris MI Harwood RP Good MG Ciccotti KB Freedman

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13 studies investigating the structural effects of substances believed to possess chondroprotective properties were included in this systematic review to determine whether patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) would experience a delay in the progression of the disease. Treatments evaluated in this study included: oral glucosamine, chondroitin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), polyun...

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