Therapeutic Effect Analysis of Sodium Aescinate Tablets on Knee Osteoarthritis Combined with Synovitis
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Knee osteoarthritis
Synovitis; Pain
Knee function
Quality of life



Submitted : 2021-10-31
Accepted : 2021-11-15
Published : 2021-11-30


Objective: To observe therapeutic effect of sodium aescinate Tablets on knee osteoarthritis complicated with synovitis. Methods: 86 patients with knee osteoarthritis combined with synovitis treated in the Honghui Hospital Affiliated to Xi’an Jiaotong University from January 2018 to December 2019 were randomly divided into control group and intervention group, with 43 cases in each group. The control group was given routine treatment, and the intervention group was given sodium aescinate Tablets orally on the basis of routine treatment, twice a day, 2 tablets each time. The curative effect was evaluated after 2 weeks of treatment. The knee pain and joint function of the two groups were evaluated by Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC), and the clinical effects of the two groups were compared. Results: Before treatment, there was no significant difference in general information, VAS and WOMAC scores between the two groups (P > 0.05). After treatment, the VAS and WOMAC scores of the two groups were both lower than those before treatment, and the difference was statistically significant (P < 0.05). The vas and WOMAC scores of the intervention group were lower than those of the control group (VAS, 1.87 ± 0.79 vs 3.38 ± 0.81. In this study, sodium aescinate tablets were applied to the treatment of KOA combined with synovitis. The results showed that the intervention group was better than the control group in alleviating knee pain, improving joint function and improving clinical efficacy, and the difference was statistically significant. The total effective rate of the intervention group was higher than that of the control group (100% vs 86.05%), and the difference was statistically significant (P < 0.05). Conclusion: Sodium aescinate tablet in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis combined with synovitis can effectively alleviate knee pain, improve joint function and improve clinical efficacy.


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