ACE Report #8853
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

OARSI 2016: Efficacy of daily vitamin D3 vs placebo in patients with knee OA and low vitD

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Vitamin D supplementation for the management of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

Contributing Authors: C Ding X Jin X Wang F Cicuttini A Wluka Z Zhu W Han B Antony T Winzenberg L Blizzard G Jones

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413 patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and low vitamin D levels were randomized to either daily vitamin D3 supplementation for 24 months or placebo. The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcomes and MRI results on tibial cartilage volume between groups. Results were assessed after 24 months. Primary outcomes of Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index ...

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