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Title: Jurnal Medical Aradean (Arad Medical Journal)
Abbreviated title: J. Med. Ar.
Publisher: "Vasile Goldis" University Press
Owner: Western University "Vasile Goldis" Arad, Romania
ISSN: 1224-3744
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THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF HYALURONIC ACID INTRA-ARTICULAR INJECTION IN OSTEOARTRITIS PDF Print E-mail
Written by Radu S., Vlad S., Vicas R., Fruja D., Pop A.   
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Article Title: THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF HYALURONIC ACID INTRA-ARTICULAR INJECTION IN OSTEOARTRITIS
Authors: Drd. Radu Grigore-Serban 1*, DR. Silviu Vlad2, Drd. Razvan Vicas3, Dr. Dan Fruja4, Prof. Dr. Alexandru Pop5
Affiliation: 1- General practitioner
2- Dr primary specialist orthopedics Spitalul Clinic Judetean de Urgenta Oradea
3- Rezident orthopedics Spitalul Clinic Judetean de Urgenta Oradea
4- Dr primary specialist orthopedics Spitalul Clinic Judetean de Urgenta Arad
5- Dr primary specialist orthopedics
Abstract: This study investigates the safety and efficacy of intra-articular (IA) sodium hyaluronate (HA) in the treatment of synovial joint osteoarthritis. This is a prospective, observational study. The patients were given five IA of HA at interval of one week. Efficacy included self-reported pain Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and the NSAID intake. The patients did not report any adverse reaction during the study. The study shows that IA HA injection decreases the pain (VAS) and reduces the NSAID intake in OA.
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