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ACE Report #9752
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

ISAKOS2017: IA PRP vs IA HA in treatment of knee osteoarthritis

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

Intra-articular platelet rich plasma and hyaluronic acid are effective in knee osteoarthritis: a comparative, randomized study

Contributing Authors: A Agarwal R Vaishya R Pandit V Vijay

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142 knees, in 84 patients, with moderate severity osteoarthritis were randomized to intraarticular injection of either platelet-rich plasma or hyaluronic acid. Patients were assessed over 12- and 24-week follow-up for results on the Knee Society Score and a visual analog scale for pain. While the HA group demonstrated better early improvement in scores, KSS scores were significantly higher and VAS...

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