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Research Article

The Effect of Periarticular Injection of Methylprednisolone Acetate in Patients with Primary Osteoarthritis of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joints: A Case Controlled Study

Table 2

VAS score at different time points among group 1 and group 2 patients.

G    r    o    u    p    1G    r    o    u    p    2
PatientVAS at baselineVAS at  
W1
VAS at  
W4
VAS at  
W10
PatientVAS at  
baseline
VAS at  
W1
VAS at  
W4
VAS at  
W10

155221851168245672
258131961247566266
3615NA75365424848
472151622487356682
576312543592429086
666113844695568876
78891665756656368
864NA487285768NA88
9718NA21984227576
106544395110741088NA
11682762541146566772
12561815NA1256422240
1364423959136534NA56
147132246614682282NA
15852443521547566274
1653NA34671682926562
17652474NA
187410NA80

Mean VAS6723295568456769

P value0.0010.0010.0430.0050.5340.698

Compared to baseline in the same group.
VAS=visual analogue scale, W1=1 week following the periarticular injection, W4= 4 weeks following the periarticular injection, W10=10 weeks following the periarticular injection, and NA=not available.

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