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261. Meta-analysis: chondroitin for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip

commentary may also be of interest. Lane N. Review: based on evidence from higher-quality trials, chondroitin does not reduce pain in knee or hip osteoarthritis. ACP J Club 2007;147:44. Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Chondroitin Sulfates /adverse effects /therapeutic use; Female; Hip Joint /radiography; Humans; Knee Joint /radiography; Male; Middle Aged; Osteoarthritis, Hip /drug therapy /physiopathology /radiography; Osteoarthritis, Knee /drug therapy /physiopathology (...) Meta-analysis: chondroitin for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip Meta-analysis: chondroitin for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip Meta-analysis: chondroitin for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip Reichenbach S, Sterchi R, Scherer M, Trelle S, Burgi E, Burgi U, Dieppe P A, Juni P CRD summary This well-conducted and reliable review concluded that evidence from large and methodologically sound trials suggests that the symptomatic benefit of chondroitin is minimal or non-existent. However, it should

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262. Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise after knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise after knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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263. Hylan versus hyaluronic acid for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis Full Text available with Trip Pro

. Research: The authors stated that intra-articular hylan should not be used in clinical research on patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Funding Swiss National Science Foundation, grant numbers 4053-40-104762/3, 3200-066378 and 3233-066377. Bibliographic details Reichenbach S, Blank S, Rutjes A W, Shang A, King E A, Dieppe P A, Juni P, Trelle S. Hylan versus hyaluronic acid for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research (...) Hylan versus hyaluronic acid for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis Hylan versus hyaluronic acid for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis Hylan versus hyaluronic acid for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis Reichenbach S, Blank S, Rutjes A W, Shang A, King E A, Dieppe P A, Juni P, Trelle S CRD summary This review found that hylan appears unlikely to be more effective than hyaluronic acid for treating pain

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264. The value of individual or collective group exercise programs for knee or hip osteoarthritis: elaboration of French clinical practice guidelines

synthesised narratively. Results of the review Twenty-nine studies (n=4,762) were included: 21 on knee osteoarthritis; one on hip arthritis; and seven on knee and hip arthritis. Of these, 12 were of evidence level 1. The authors did not report the specific aspects of quality assessment. There was low to moderate benefit of individual exercise in improving pain (up to 36% on visual analogue scale), walking ability and muscle strength following treatment (11 studies). One year after treatment these benefits (...) The value of individual or collective group exercise programs for knee or hip osteoarthritis: elaboration of French clinical practice guidelines The value of individual or collective group exercise programs for knee or hip osteoarthritis: elaboration of French clinical practice guidelines The value of individual or collective group exercise programs for knee or hip osteoarthritis: elaboration of French clinical practice guidelines Tiffreau V, Mulleman D, Coudeyre E, Lefevre-Colau MM, Revel M

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265. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for the treatment of unicompartmental osteoarthritis: a systematic study Full Text available with Trip Pro

of the medial or lateral compartments of the knee were eligible for inclusion. The inclusion criteria were not specified in terms of participants but it was clear that studies of patients with unicompartmental osteoarthritis undergoing UKA, TKA and HTO were eligible. In the full systematic review, the inclusion criteria concerning participants were specified in more detail; patients with rheumatoid arthritis were not eligible (see Other Publications of Related Interest). Outcomes assessed in the review (...) for unicompartmental osteoarthritis: a systematic review. Adelaide: Royal Australian College of Surgeons, ASERNIP-S; 2005. Report No.: 44. Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee /methods; Disease Progression; Humans; Knee Prosthesis; Osteoarthritis, Knee /surgery; Osteotomy; Postoperative Complications; Range of Motion, Articular; Recovery of Function; Reoperation; Survival Analysis AccessionNumber 12007008208 Date bibliographic record published 31/03/2008 Date

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266. Meta-analysis: acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee

Meta-analysis: acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee Meta-analysis: acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee Meta-analysis: acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee Manheimer E, Linde K, Lao L, Bouter L M, Berman B M CRD summary This review concluded that acupuncture showed clinical benefits compared to usual care and waiting-list for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, and clinically irrelevant short-term benefits compared to sham. This was a generally well-conducted piece (...) of research. The authors' cautious conclusions reflected the limitations of the evidence and appeared reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the safety and effects of acupuncture for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched to January 2007 for publications in any language. Search terms were broadly stated. Study selection Studies eligible for inclusion were: randomised controlled trials (RCTs) with an observation

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267. Effect of weight reduction in obese patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Effect of weight reduction in obese patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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268. Treatment of primary and secondary osteoarthritis of the knee

CJ, Ziegler KM, Aronson N.. Treatment of primary and secondary osteoarthritis of the knee. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 157. 2007 Authors' objectives "Systematic review of outcomes of three treatments for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee: intra-articular viscosupplementation; oral glucosamine, chondroitin or the combination; and arthroscopic lavage or debridement." (Structured abstract) Authors' conclusions Osteoarthritis (...) Treatment of primary and secondary osteoarthritis of the knee Treatment of primary and secondary osteoarthritis of the knee Treatment of primary and secondary osteoarthritis of the knee Samson DJ, Grant MD, Ratko TA, Bonnell CJ, Ziegler KM, Aronson N. Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Samson DJ, Grant MD, Ratko TA, Bonnell

2007 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

269. Viscosupplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee

justifi ed to contemplate public funding for viscosupplementation for patients with knee OA in Quebec. However, this treatment could be offered to some people, who would meet strict eligibility criteria similar to those adopted by other third-party payers presented in this report. Project page URL INAHTA brief and checklist Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Osteoarthritis, Knee /therapy Language Published French Country of organisation Canada Province or state Quebec English (...) Viscosupplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee Viscosupplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee Viscosupplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee Dagenais P, Framarin A Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Dagenais P, Framarin A. Viscosupplementation for the treatment

2007 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

270. Patients who wore standard magnetic bracelets reported reduced pain from osteoarthritis of the hip or knee compared with patients wearing placebo bracelets Full Text available with Trip Pro

or knee (diagnosed by an orthopaedic surgeon, rheumatologist, or general practitioner and confirmed by radiological evidence) and scores of 8–20 on the Western Ontario and McMaster University osteoarthritis index (WOMAC A). Exclusion criteria were use of cardiac pacemakers, current use of magnetic bracelets, surgery to the index joint (except arthroscopy), haemophilia, pregnancy, and breast feeding. Intervention: 66 patients were allocated to standard neodymium magnets set in a steel backing cup (...) Patients who wore standard magnetic bracelets reported reduced pain from osteoarthritis of the hip or knee compared with patients wearing placebo bracelets Patients who wore standard magnetic bracelets reported reduced pain from osteoarthritis of the hip or knee compared with patients wearing placebo bracelets | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn

2006 Evidence-Based Nursing

271. Topical diclofenac improved pain and physical function with no systemic side effects in primary osteoarthritis of the knee Full Text available with Trip Pro

% women, mean age 62 y) and had primary OA in ⩾1 knee (verified radiologically within the previous 6 mo) and at least moderate pain (identified with the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities [WOMAC] LK3.0 OA Index pain subscale). Exclusion criteria included secondary arthritis related to syphilitic neuropathy; ochronosis; metabolic bone disease or acute trauma; sensitivity to intervention ingredients; and active renal, hepatic, or peptic ulcer disease. Intervention: patients were allocated to TD (...) Therapeutics Topical diclofenac improved pain and physical function with no systemic side effects in primary osteoarthritis of the knee Free Ann Cranney , MD, MSc , Siobhan O’Donnell , PT, MSc Statistics from Altmetric.com Bookman AA, Williams KS, Shainhouse JZ. Effect of a topical diclofenac solution for relieving symptoms of primary osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized controlled trial. CMAJ 2004 ; 171 : 333 –8. Q In patients with primary osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, is a topical diclofenac (TD

2006 Evidence-Based Medicine

272. Review: intra-articular corticosteroid injections are better than placebo for improving symptoms of knee osteoarthritis Full Text available with Trip Pro

to –10.03). View this table: Intra-articular corticosteroid injections (ICI) v placebo for osteoarthritis of the knee* CONCLUSION In patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, intra-articular corticosteroid injections are more effective than placebo for improving symptoms in the short and long term. Commentary The biological mechanism of corticosteroids suggests that they should be effective in joint disease with significant inflammation—a fact established in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (...) : intra-articular corticosteroid injections are better than placebo for improving symptoms of knee osteoarthritis Free Stanford Shoor , MD Statistics from Altmetric.com Arroll B, Goodyear-Smith F. Corticosteroid injections for osteoarthritis of the knee: meta-analysis. BMJ 2004 ; 328 : 869 . Q In patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, are intra-articular corticosteroid injections more effective than placebo for improving symptoms? Clinical impact ratings GP/FP/Primary care ★★★★★☆☆ IM

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273. Glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and the two in combination for painful knee osteoarthritis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and the two in combination for painful knee osteoarthritis. Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate are used to treat osteoarthritis. The multicenter, double-blind, placebo- and celecoxib-controlled Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT) evaluated their efficacy and safety as a treatment for knee pain from osteoarthritis.We randomly assigned 1583 patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis to receive 1500 mg of glucosamine daily, 1200 mg (...) that in the placebo control group (P=0.008). For patients with moderate-to-severe pain at baseline, the rate of response was significantly higher with combined therapy than with placebo (79.2 percent vs. 54.3 percent, P=0.002). Adverse events were mild, infrequent, and evenly distributed among the groups.Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate alone or in combination did not reduce pain effectively in the overall group of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Exploratory analyses suggest that the combination

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274. Longterm efficacy of topical nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in knee osteoarthritis: metaanalysis of randomized placebo controlled clinical trials

suggest that the authors' conclusion should be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To determine the long-term efficacy (at least 4 weeks) of topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain control in primary knee osteoarthritis (OA). Searching MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE and the Cochrane CENTRAL Register were searched from inception to the end of December 2004; the search terms were reported. Relevant journals and related conference abstracts (2003 to 2004), including the British (...) consisted of topical diclofenac or diclofenac or eltenac gel. The comparator in all but one trial was placebo; one trial used a vehicle control (dimethyl sulphoxide). The duration of treatment varied between studies and lasted between 4 and 12 weeks. Studies of patients with primary knee OA, confirmed by radiology, were eligible for inclusion. Studies of mixed patient populations, of patients with nonarthritic joint pain, or of patients with OA of joints other than the knee, were excluded. Most

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275. Integrated exercise and self-management programmes in osteoarthritis of the hip and knee: a systematic review of effectiveness

for 18 months. The duration of the self-management component ranged from a single session to 15 months. Interventions were delivered in community, clinic or hospital settings. Studies of patients with knee or hip osteoarthritis were eligible for inclusion. Studies in which joint pathology resulted from inflammatory or systemic disorders were excluded. The majority of studies included patients with knee pain only. The mean age of the participants ranged from 65 to 75 years. Studies measuring pain (...) Integrated exercise and self-management programmes in osteoarthritis of the hip and knee: a systematic review of effectiveness Integrated exercise and self-management programmes in osteoarthritis of the hip and knee: a systematic review of effectiveness Integrated exercise and self-management programmes in osteoarthritis of the hip and knee: a systematic review of effectiveness Walsh N E, Mitchell H L, Reeves B C, Hurley M V CRD summary The authors concluded that combined exercise and self

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276. The effectiveness of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review

review. Acupuncture in Medicine 2006; 24(Supplement 1): 40-48 Original Paper URL Other publications of related interest White A, Foster NE, Cummings M, Barlas P. Acupuncture treatment for chronic knee pain: a systematic review. Rheumatology 2007;46:384-90. Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Acupuncture Analgesia; Arthralgia /therapy; Knee Joint; Osteoarthritis, Knee /complications; Treatment Outcome AccessionNumber 12006008551 Date bibliographic record published 14/02/2008 Date (...) The effectiveness of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review The effectiveness of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review The effectiveness of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review White A, Foster N, Cummings M, Barlas P CRD summary This review concluded that acupuncture proved to be more effective for pain reduction and improvement of function than sham acupuncture and no additional treatment (usual care) for patients

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277. Safety of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a review of randomised controlled trials, focusing on specific reactions to acupuncture

concluded that the majority of adverse reactions to acupuncture treatment reported in trials of osteoarthritis of the knee are unspecific and not all reported adverse events should be attributed to acupuncture treatment. Due to lack of reporting of review methods, lack of validity assessment and paucity of study details the reliability of the authors' conclusions are uncertain. Authors' objectives To determine the safety of acupuncture for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Searching PubMed and Japana (...) Safety of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a review of randomised controlled trials, focusing on specific reactions to acupuncture Safety of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a review of randomised controlled trials, focusing on specific reactions to acupuncture Safety of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a review of randomised controlled trials, focusing on specific reactions to acupuncture Yamashita H, Masuyama S, Otsuki K, Tsukayama H CRD summary The review

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278. Intra-articular hyaluronic acid (viscosupplementation) for knee osteoarthritis

(viscosupplementation) for knee osteoarthritis. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Issues in Emerging Health Technologies Issue 94. 2006 Authors' objectives The aim of this bulletin is to provide an overview of intra-articular hyaluronic acid (viscosupplementation) for knee osteoarthritis. Authors' conclusions In viscosupplementation, a glycosaminoglycan (GAG) called hyaluronic acid (HA) is administered via intra-articular (IA) injection for patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA (...) Intra-articular hyaluronic acid (viscosupplementation) for knee osteoarthritis Intra-articular hyaluronic acid (viscosupplementation) for knee osteoarthritis Intra-articular hyaluronic acid (viscosupplementation) for knee osteoarthritis Dagenais S Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Dagenais S. Intra-articular hyaluronic acid

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279. Do exercise and self-management interventions benefit patients with osteoarthritis of the knee? A meta-analytic review

Do exercise and self-management interventions benefit patients with osteoarthritis of the knee? A meta-analytic review Do exercise and self-management interventions benefit patients with osteoarthritis of the knee? A meta-analytic review Do exercise and self-management interventions benefit patients with osteoarthritis of the knee? A meta-analytic review Devos-Comby L, Cronan T, Roesch SC CRD summary This review examined the effectiveness of patient education and exercise regimens on the well (...) -being of patients with knee osteoarthritis; it concluded that both regimens had a modest, yet clinically important influence on patients' well-being. The review had serious flaws in its conduct and analysis, meaning that the authors' conclusions are not likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To examine the effectiveness of patient education and exercise regimens on the well-being of patients with knee osteoarthritis. Searching MEDLINE and PsycINFO were searched for peer-reviewed articles

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280. Pulsed electromagnetic energy treatment offers no clinical benefit in reducing the pain of knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review

Pulsed electromagnetic energy treatment offers no clinical benefit in reducing the pain of knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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