TITLE

Review: Based on evidence from higher-quality trials, chondroitin does not reduce pain in knee or hip osteoarthritis: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Lane, Nancy
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on a review by S. Reichenbach and colleagues of the research that suggested that chondroitin does not reduce pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). It is viewed that 17 of 20 randomized controlled trials (RCT) of the review had potential biases of clinical trials. It is stated that only symptomatic outcomes were measured, and the preparation and doses of chondroitin varied across trials.
ACCESSION #
27029974

 

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