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ACE Report #8487
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Hyaluronic acid & triamcinolone hexacetonide yield comparable results for knee OA


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

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid compared to intra-articular triamcinolone hexacetonide in inflammatory knee osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 1995 Dec;3(4):269-73

Contributing Authors: AC Jones M Pattrick S Doherty M Doherty

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Synopsis

63 patients with bilateral knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to receive either intra-articular hyaluronic acid (HA) or intra-articular triamcinolone hexacetonide (TA) in the most symptomatic knee. The less symptomatic knee in all patients received intra-articular injection of placebo. Findings from the intention-to-treat analysis did not identify any significant differences in efficacy betw...

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