Thirty patients with osteoarthritis of the knee were evaluated in this Descriptive Comparative study comparing the efficacy of intra-articular hyaluronic acid with intra-articular triamcinolone hexacetonide.
Table (3) compares the efficacy of triamcinolone hexacetonide over months by assessing KGMC score.
Table (4) compares the efficacy of hyaluronic acid with triamcinolone hexacetonide with reference to KGMC score on the 30th day of treatment.
Table (5) compares the efficacy of hyaluronic acid with triamcinolone hexacetonide with reference to KGMC score on the 180th day of treatment.
The present study was a descriptive cross-sectional study to compare the efficacy and safety of intra-articular hyaluronic acid and intra-articular triamcinolone hexacetonide in 30 patients with primary osteoarthritis of knee.
According to Anika, Cingal is the first and only commercially-available combination viscosupplement, formulated with the company's proprietary cross-linked sodium hyaluronate (currently marketed as the single-injection viscosupplement MONOVISC) and triamcinolone hexacetonide
, a well-established, FDA-approved steroid to treat inflammation.