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Viscosupplementation in the knee: 80% responders at 6 months with a single intra-articular injection of HAppyCross®

Viscosupplementation in the knee: 80% responders at 6 months with a single intra-articular injection of HAppyCross®

Results of an international study conducted in patients with knee OA A Franco-British work has been recently published in the Journal CARTILAGE(1) and presented at the 4th edition of the International Symposium on Intra-articular Treatment (ISIAT), which took place last 5th to 7th of October 2017. This work analysed the percentage of “responders”, 6 months...
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...
Safety and Efficacy of HAppyCross® in knee OA: Results of a Prospective Observational Study

Safety and Efficacy of HAppyCross® in knee OA: Results of a Prospective Observational Study

Safety and Efficacy of Single Intra-Articular Injection of a Cross-Linked Hyaluronic Acid/Mannitol Formulation [Happycross®] in knee Osteoarthritis Results of a Prospective Observational Study in Daily Practice Conditions. Monet M, Bozgan AM, Conrozier T. Ortho & Rheum Open Access 2017; 5(3): 555664. DOI: 10.19080/OROAJ.2017.05.555664. . This study has been conducted to assess in daily practice conditions,...
Retreatment with Viscosupplementation in Knee OA: Discover the 2nd paper of the EUROVISCO Group

Retreatment with Viscosupplementation in Knee OA: Discover the 2nd paper of the EUROVISCO Group

Decision Algorithms for the Retreatment with Viscosupplementation in Patients Suffering from Knee Osteoarthritis. Recommendations from the EUROpean VIScosupplementation COnsensus Group (EUROVISCO).R. Raman, Y. Henrotin, X. Chevalier, A. Migliore, J. Jerosch, J. Montfort, H. Bard, D. Baron, P. Richette, T. Conrozier. Cartilage. February-01-2017. Doi: 10.1177/1947603517693043 The paper « Decision Algorithms for the Retreatment with Viscosupplementation in Patients Suffering...
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...