Trattamento infiltrativo ecoguidato d'anca versus infiltrazioni associate a terapia riabilitativa: studio randomizzato controllato

Giulia Letizia Mauro, Antonino Sanfilippo, Dalila Scaturro, Antonina Palermo, Lorenza Lauricella, Maria Francesca Pisano, Maria Laura De Luca

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[automatically translated] Osteoarthritis is a disease characterized by deterioration of cartilage and joint structures, which clinically manifested as worsening pain and consequent reduction in functionality. At the UOC Rehabilitation dell'AOUP Paolo Giaccone, between February 2008 and January 2013 they were recruited 224 subjects presenting for infiltrative cycle that consisted of 3 intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid, performed under ultrasound guidance, after 45 days of each other; patients were divided randomly in 2 groups (group A and group B). Group A has been subjected only to infiltrative treatment; Group B was associated with a cycle of 20 rehabilitation sessions twice a week. The study demonstrated the analgesic effect, immediate and remote,
Original languageItalian
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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