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  NEW: M Pons, F Alvarez, J Solana, R Viladot, L Varela  Sodium Hyaluronate in the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus. A Single-Blind, Randomized Study 
  NEW: A Concoff, et al. Intra-Articular Hyaluronic Acid Delay to Total Knee Arthroplasty By Number of Injection Courses Received: Analysis of an Administrative Database 
  NEW: J Monfort, et al. Comparative efficacy of intra-articular hyaluronic acid and corticoid injections in osteoarthritis of the first carpometacarpal joint: results of a 6-month single-masked randomized study. 
  NEW: V Salini, D De Amicis, M Abate, MA Natale, A Di Iorio  Ultrasound-Guided Hyaluronic Acid Injection in Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: Short-Term Results 
  NEW: LA Mandl, et al. Injectable Hyaluronan for the Treatment of Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: An Open Label Pilot Trial 
  NEW: JP Pelletier, et al.  Exploring determinants predicting response to intra-articular hyaluronic acid treatment in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: 9-year follow-up data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative 
  NEW: J. Mehl, A. B. Imhoff, K. Beitzel  Osteoarthritis of the shoulder: pathogenesis, diagnostics and conservative treatment options
  NEW: M Bhandari, et al. Intra-articular hyaluronic acid in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a Canadian evidence-based perspective 
  A Delbarre, et al.  Do intra-articular hyaluronic acid injections delay total knee replacement in patients with osteoarthritis – A Cox model analysis 
  B Dernek , et al. Efficacy of single-dose hyaluronic acid products with two different structures in patients with early-stage knee osteoarthritis 
  L Gorelick, A Rozano-Gorelick, A Saab, E Ram  Results of Treatment of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome in Diabetic Patients by Single Hyaluronic Acid Injection  

M Shaikh, V Reddy and D Pyne 

A Comparison of two Hyaluronic Acid Preparations in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis (Poster)


  B Dernek, et al.  Therapeutic efficacy of three hyaluronic acid formulations in young and middle-aged patients with early-stage meniscal injuries 
  E P Murphy, et al.  Prospective Evaluation of Intra-Articular Sodium Hyaluronate Injection in the Ankle 
  Posnett J, Dixit S, Oppenheimer B, Kili S, Mehin N  Patient preference and willingness to pay for knee osteoarthritis treatments 

R L Dreiser, et al. 

Efficacy of one intra-articular injection 2% natural sodium hyaluronate is non-inferior to chemically crosslinked Hylan G-F 20 in the treatment of painful tibiofemoral osteoarthritis


A. Borras-Verdera, et al.  Efficacy and safety of a single intra-articular injection of 2% hyaluronic acid and mannitol in knee osteoarthritis over a 6-month period 
  Dr. med. Klaus Frobenius   A new high-dose treatment with intra-articular hyaluronic acid facilitates the management of osteoarthritis
  V Strand, et. al.  Safety and efficacy of US-approved viscosupplements for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, saline-controlled trials 
  P Richette, et al.  Hyaluronan for knee osteoarthritis: an updated meta-analysis of trials with low risk of bias 
C A T Davalillo, et al.  Clinical efficacy of intra-articular injections in knee osteoarthritis: a prospective randomized study comparing hyaluronic acid and betamethasone 
  L Miller, et al. Unraveling the confusion behind hyaluronic acid efficacy in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis 

A Askari, et al. Hyaluronic acid compared with corticosteroid injections for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized control trail 
  R Altman, et al.  Hyaluronic Acid Injections are associated with Delay of Total Knee Replacement Surgery in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: Evidence from a large U.S. Health Claims Database 
  T H Trojian, et al.  AMSSM scientific statement concerning viscosupplementation injections for knee osteoarthritis: importance for individual patient outcomes - Consensus Statement
  K L Ong, et al.  Hyaluronic Acid Injections in Medicare Knee Osteoarthritis Patients Are Associated With Longer Time to Knee Arthroplasty 
  Y T Korkmaz, et al. Is Hyaluronic Acid Injection Effective for the Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disc Displacement With Reduction? 

L Osti, et al.  Clinical evidence in the treatment of rotator cuff tears with hyaluronic acid - Review Article

T B Faleiro, et al. Viscosupplementation in Ankle Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review

J-F Kaux, et al. Hyaluronic acid and tendon lesions - Review Article
  O Bruyère, et al. A consensus statement on the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) algorithm for the management of knee osteoarthritis - From evidence-based medicine to the real-life setting
  E Maheu, et al.

Efficacy and safety of hyaluronic acid in the management of osteoarthritis: Evidence from real-life setting trials and surveys

R Altman, et al. Association between Hyaluronic Acid Injections and Time-to-Total Knee Replacement Surgery 

RD Altman, et al.  The mechanism of action for hyaluronic acid treatment in the osteoarthritic knee: a systematic review 

R Petrella, et al.  Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Periarticular Hyaluronic Acid in Acute Ankle Sprain

Ted Willis GP The increasing demand for knee replacements: a hostage to fortune

Kirk A Campbell, et al.
Is Local Viscosupplementation Injection Clinically Superior to other Therapies in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Systematic Review of Overlapping Meta-analyses
Yves Henrotin, et al. 
Consensus statement on viscosupplementation with hyaluronic acid for the management of osteoarthritis
  Larry E Miller1,2
Jon E Block2

An 8-week multimodal treatment program improves symptoms of knee osteoarthritis: a real-world multicenter experience  
  F Navarro-Sarabia,  et al.

A 40-month multicentre, randomised placebocontrolled study to assess the efficacy and carryovereffect of repeated intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid in knee osteoarthritis: the AMELIA project  
Dr Ted Willis in PULSE  Why NICE is wrong on OA:
Viscosupplementation, or use of hyaluronan injections, is a very useful, simple  and cost-effective treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee. NICE is wrong to 'not recommend' it.

Henrotin Y, et al.  Intra-articular use of a medical device composed of hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate (Structovial CS): effects on clinical, ultrasonographic and biological parameters  
Flanagan A TRB Chemedica HA Safety Statement June 2012
Saito S, et al.  Therapeutic effects of hyaluronate injections in patients with chronic painful shoulder: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.  
  Bahadir C, et al. Comparison of therapeutic effects of sodium hyaluronate and corticosteroid injections on trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis. 
  Basterzi Y, et al.   Intraarticular hyaluronic acid injection for the treatment of reducing and nonreducing disc displacement of the temporomandibular joint. 
  Juni P, et al.    Efficacy and safety of intraarticular hylan or hyaluronic acids for osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized controlled trial. 
  Daniel Uebelhart, et al.  Safety and efficacy of fermentative hyaluronan in knee osteoarthritis: a retrospective study.
  B Mathies MD, et al.   Effect of intra-articular sodium hyaluronate (Ostenil®) on improving the quality of life and delaying surgery in patients indicated for total knee replacement. An open, pilot, phase III study
  Lennard Funk   Hyaluronan vs Steroid Injection for Subacromial Impingement of the Shoulder
  Lennard Funk  Ostenil Hyaluronan for Inoperable Arthritis of the Shoulder 
  S Fuchs, MD, et al.  Intra-articular hyaluronic acid compared with corticoid injections for the treatment of rhizarthrosis
  F Alvarez, MD, et al.  Ostenil® mini in the treatment of hallux limitus: a single-blind, randomized study


  NEW: T Kumai, et al.  The short-term effect after a single injection of high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid in patients with enthesopathies (lateral epicondylitis, patellar tendinopathy, insertional Achilles tendinopathy, and plantar fasciitis): a preliminary study. 
  H Honda, et al.  Hyaluronic Acid Accelerates Tendon-to-Bone Healing After Rotator Cuff Repair
  H Nakamura, et al.  Effects Of Corticosteroids And Hyaluronic Acid On Torn Rotator Cuff Tendon 
  M Abate, C Schiavone, and V Salini  Review Article: The Use of Hyaluronic Acid after Tendon Surgery and in Tendinopathies 
  W Dong, et al.  Injection therapies for lateral epicondylalgia: a systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis 
  L Gorelick, et al.  Single Hyaluronate Injection in the Management of Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy in Comparison to Corticosteroid Injections and Non-invasive Conservative Treatments 
  A. Frizziero et al.  Extracorporeal shockwaves therapy versus hyaluronic acid injection for the treatment of painful non-calcific rotator cuff tendinopathies: preliminary results 

  C. Flores et al.  Efficacy and Tolerability of Peritendinous Hyaluronic Acid in Patients with Supraspinatus Tendinopathy: a Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial 

  Dr N Lynen, et al.  Comparison of peritendinous hyaluronan injections versus extracorporeal shock wave therapy in the treatment of painful Achilles tendinopathy: A randomized clinical efficacy and safety study. 

  L Gorelick, et al. Lateral Epicondylitis Injection Therapy: A Safety and Efficacy Analysis of Hyaluronate versus Corticosteroid Injections 
   A Flanagan Response to Twitter Discussion on HA and Tendon Injections

Dr. N. Lynen  Treatment of chronic tendinopathies with peritendinous hyaluronan injections under sonographic guidance - an interventional, prospective, single-arm multicenter study

R Nestorova, et al.  Hyaluronic Acid "OSTENIL TENDON" in partial thickness tears of the supraspinatus tendon - clinical and sonographic assessment

A Moghtaderi, et al. Effect of subacromial sodium hyaluronate injection on rotator cuff disease: A double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial
  R Petrella, et al  Management of Tennis Elbow with sodium hyaluronate periarticular injections 


  Rinaudo M, et al.
Effect of Mannitol on Hyaluronic Acid Stability in Two in Vitro Models of Oxidative Stress

Conrozier T, et al.
Mannitol Preserves the Viscoelastic Properties of Hyaluronic Acid in an In Vitro Model of Oxidative Stress