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ACE Report #9364
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Hyaluronic acid with and without additional dexamethasone injection for knee OA


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

Therapeutic synergism between hyaluronic acid and dexamethasone in the intra-articular treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: a preliminary open study

Curr Med Res Opin. 1992;13(1):49-55

Contributing Authors: G Grecomoro F Piccione G Letizia

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Synopsis

40 patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to five weekly intraarticular injections of hyaluronic acid with or without an additional corticosteroid injection in the first week. The purpose of this study was to compared pain and joint mobility between groups over 60-day follow-up after the initiation of treatment. Results demonstrated marked decreases in pain within both groups over follo...

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