Effectiveness and Tolerability of Repeated Courses of Viscosupplementation in Symptomatic Hip Osteoarthritis: A Retrospective Observational Cohort Study of High Molecular Weight vs. Medium Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid vs. No Viscosupplementation

Background: Nonsurgical management of symptomatic hip osteoarthritis needs real-world evidence. We evaluated the effectiveness and tolerability of US-guided intra-articular treatment of two hyaluronic acids (HAs) commercially available in Italy and investigated predictors of response.Methods: Outpat...

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Main Authors: Orazio De Lucia, Luca Massimo Pierannunzii, Francesca Pregnolato, Elisa Verduci, Chiara Crotti, Elisabetta Valcamonica, Laura Pisoni, Daniela Comi, Paola Adele Lonati, Pier Luigi Meroni, Antonella Murgo
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-09-01
Series:Frontiers in Pharmacology
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fphar.2019.01007/full