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ACE Report #8152
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Both 2 and 3 Hylan injections more effective than placebo for knee OA


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

Viscosupplementation of osteoarthritic knees with hylan: A treatment schedule study

Current Therapeutic Research, March 1994 Volume 55, Issue 3, Pages 220–232

Contributing Authors: D Scale M Wobig W Wolpert

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Synopsis

80 patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to one of two treatment groups (a group receiving 2 intra-articular hylan injections vs. a group receiving 3 intra-articular hylan injections) or to one of two control groups (a group receiving 2 placebo injections or a group receiving 3 placebo injections). The purpose of the study was to assess the safety and efficacy of hylan injection therap...

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