Effect of glucosamine or chondroitin sulfate on the osteoarthritis progression: a meta-analysis

@article{Lee2009EffectOG,
  title={Effect of glucosamine or chondroitin sulfate on the osteoarthritis progression: a meta-analysis},
  author={Young Ho Lee and Jin-Hyun Woo and Seong Jae Choi and Jong Dae Ji and Gwan Gyu Song},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={357-363}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the structural efficacies of daily glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). The authors surveyed randomized controlled studies that examined the effects of long-term daily glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate on joint space narrowing (JSN) in knee OA patients using the Medline and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, and by performing manual searches. Meta-analysis was performed using a fixed effect… CONTINUE READING
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