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Addition of a Polyol to HA: a Significant Advance in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis?

Addition of a Polyol to HA: a Significant Advance in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis?

Is the addition of a polyol to hyaluronic acid a significant advance in the treatment of osteoarthritis? Conrozier T. Curr Rheumatol Rev. 2017 Jul 10. doi:10.2174/1573397113666170710115558. Viscosupplementation with intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid is recommended as a second line treatment for knee OA, after failure of non-pharmacological modalities and usual pain killers. Nevertheless there is...
Obesity, radiological severity and lack of response of viscosupplementation in knee OA

Obesity, radiological severity and lack of response of viscosupplementation in knee OA

Viscosupplementation (VS) is still controversial. One of the key points is the lack of well-identified factors of response. The study « Obesity and radiological severity are associated with viscosupplementation failure in patients with knee osteoarthritis », published in Journal of Orthopaedic Research this month, has been designed to identify clinical and radiological factors associated with lack of...
Discover our poster displayed at the ACR Congress in Washington DC in November 2016

Discover our poster displayed at the ACR Congress in Washington DC in November 2016

LABRHA participated at the ACR Congress in Washington DC, which took place from the 11th to the 16th of November 2016, and displayed a poster presenting the results of a study conducted to identify the clinical and radiological factors associated with a lack of a relevant response to viscosupplementation (VS) according to OMERACT-OARSI criteria after...
Mannitol may shorten viscosupplementation onset of action in patients with knee OA: Read our paper

Mannitol may shorten viscosupplementation onset of action in patients with knee OA: Read our paper

Addition of Mannitol to Hyaluronic Acid may Shorten Viscosupplementation Onset of Action in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: Post-Hoc Analysis of A Double-blind, Controlled Trial. Eymard F, Bossert M, Lecurieux R, Maillet B, Chevalier X, et al. (2016) J Clin Exp Orthop 2: 21. doi: 10.4172/2471-8416.100021 OBJECTIVE: To compare the speed of action of three weekly...
HAppyVisc® vs. Euflexxa®: Read our paper recently published in "The Knee"

HAppyVisc® vs. Euflexxa®: Read our paper recently published in « The Knee »

Safety and efficacy of intra-articular injections of a combination of hyaluronic acid and mannitol (HAnOX-M) in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. Results of a double-blind, controlled, multicenter, randomized trial. T. Conrozier, F. Eymard, N. Afif, JC. Balblanc, V. Legré-Boyer, X. Chevalier, on behalf of the Happyvisc Study. The Knee. 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2016.05.015   The above...