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Viscosupplementation

"Viscosupplementation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A therapeutic treatment typically involving INTRA-ARTICULAR INJECTIONS of HYALURONIC ACID and related compounds. The procedure is commonly used in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS with the therapeutic goal to restore the viscoelasticity of SYNOVIAL FLUID, decrease pain, improve mobility and restore the natural protective functions of hyaluronan in the joint.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Viscosupplementation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Viscosupplementation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2015
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