What is the evidence for viscosupplementation in the treatment of patients with hip osteoarthritis? Systematic review of the literature

Abstract

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease of the synovial joints and is the most common cause of chronic pain in the elderly. One of the treatment modalities for OA of the hip is viscosupplementation (VS). Today there are several different formulations of viscosupplements produced by different manufactures of different molecular weights. The objective of this review… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00402-007-0447-z

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@article{Bekerom2007WhatIT, title={What is the evidence for viscosupplementation in the treatment of patients with hip osteoarthritis? Systematic review of the literature}, author={Michel P. J. van den Bekerom and Bas Lamme and An Sermon and Michiel Mulier}, journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery}, year={2007}, volume={128}, pages={815-823} }