A one-year case series of arthrocentesis with hyaluronic acid injections for temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis Author links open overlay panel
April 19, 2021
Effect of hyaluronic acid on the regulation of inflammatory mediators in osteoarthritis of the temporomandibular joint a systematic review
April 19, 2021

Background
To compare the short and mid-term results of intraarticular triamcinolone hexacetonide and hyaluronic acid (HA) in knee osteoarthritis.

Methods
A prospective randomized study including 40 patients in steroid and 42 patients in HA group. The outcome was evaluated with Knee Society Score (KSS) and Visual Analog Scale (VAS).

Result
On KSS function and VAS score, there was no difference till four weeks. On KSS pain there was no difference till 12 weeks (P > 0.05) after that score of steroid group deteriorated rapidly. At six months HA was significantly better than a steroid.

Conclusion
The HA seems to be better for pain relief and functionality in the short and mid-term periods.

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