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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #8498
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Higher OMERACT-OARSI response rate following IA-HA injection vs steroid or placebo


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

AMSSM scientific statement concerning viscosupplementation injections for knee osteoarthritis: importance for individual patient outcomes

Br J Sports Med. 2016 Jan;50(2):84-92

Contributing Authors: TH Trojian AL Concoff SM Joy JR Hatzenbuehler WJ Saulsberry CI Coleman

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Synopsis

11 randomized controlled trials were included in this traditional meta-analysis and network meta-analysis comparing the efficacy of intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid (IA-HA), corticosteroids (IA-CS), and placebo (IA-P) in the treatment of patients with mild-moderate knee osteoarthritis. The primary end point was the treatment response rate according to the Outcome Measures in Rheumatoi...

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