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Efficacy of platelet rich plasma, HA, and combined therapy in patients with hip OA


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

Ultrasound-Guided Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid, Separately and in Combination, for Hip Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Study

Am J Sports Med. 2016 Mar;44(3):664-71

Contributing Authors: D Dallari C Stagni N Rani G Sabbioni P Pelotti P Torricelli M Tschon G Giavaresi

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Synopsis

111 patients with either unilateral or bilateral hip osteoarthritis were randomized to be treated with one of three injection protocols; platelet rich plasma, hyaluronic acid, or combined platelet rich plasma and hyaluronic acid. Patients were administered three weekly intra-articular injections of the allocated treatment, were followed-up for 12 months post-injection and assessed clinically using...

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