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Comparing efficacy and safety of Hylan G-F 20 and LMW hyaluronic acid for knee OA

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

Hylan G-F 20 Versus Low Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acids for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis

BioDrugs. 2016 Oct;30(5):387-396

Contributing Authors: H Zhao H Liu X Liang Y Li J Wang C Liu

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Twenty randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were included in a meta-analysis and systematic review comparing pain, treatment-emergent adverse events, and function between Hylan G-F 20 injections and low-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid (LMWHA) injections for knee osteoarthritis. No significant differences between products were observed in pain overall or the incidence of treatment-emergent related ...

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