A Guidelines Approach to Managing OA Knee Pain: A Lense on High Molecular Weight Cross-Linked Hyaluronic Treatments
Jack M. Bert, MD
Adjunct Clinical Professor
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Emeritus
Woodbury Bone & Joint Specialists, Ltd.
Vinod Dasa, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedics
Director of Clinical Research
Department of Orthopedics
LSU Health New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
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- Learn important clinical parameters on OA disease progression and diagnosis
- Examine the impact of hyaluronic acid injections on knee OA
- Learn the difference between high molecular weight HA and low molecular weight HA and when to use HMW HA in the middle-aged individual with mild OA
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Dr. Bert: Advisory—Bioventus, Sanofi
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Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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