Intra-articular corticosteroid injections in osteoarthritis: do they work and if so, how?

@article{Creamer1997IntraarticularCI,
  title={Intra-articular corticosteroid injections in osteoarthritis: do they work and if so, how?},
  author={Paul Creamer},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={1997},
  volume={56 11},
  pages={634-6}
}
  • Paul Creamer
  • Published 1997 in Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Intra-articular (IA) corticosteroids are recommended in several guidelines for the treatment of patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). 2 They are also widely used: a recent survey of rheumatologists in the United States suggesting that over 95% use them at least ‘sometimes’ and 53% ‘frequently’. Before considering mechanisms of action of IA corticsteroids… CONTINUE READING