Viscosupplementation therapy with intra-articular hyaluronic acid. Fact or fantasy?

  • Lee S. Simon
  • Published 1999 in Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America

Abstract

Pharmacologic therapy for osteoarthritis is presently only palliative and is based on the use of analgesic or anti-inflammatory agents. Simple analgesics, however, do not provide enough of an effect to satisfy the needs of many OA patients, and anti-inflammatory drugs that are currently available do not have favorable risk-to-benefit ratio in typical… (More)

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@article{Simon1999ViscosupplementationTW, title={Viscosupplementation therapy with intra-articular hyaluronic acid. Fact or fantasy?}, author={Lee S. Simon}, journal={Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America}, year={1999}, volume={25 2}, pages={345-57} }