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Combined chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine for painful knee osteoarthritis: a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, non-inferiority trial versus celecoxib
  1. Marc C Hochberg1,
  2. Johanne Martel-Pelletier2,
  3. Jordi Monfort3,4,
  4. Ingrid Möller5,
  5. Juan Ramón Castillo6,
  6. Nigel Arden7,8,9,
  7. Francis Berenbaum10,
  8. Francisco J Blanco11,
  9. Philip G Conaghan12,
  10. Gema Doménech13,
  11. Yves Henrotin14,15,
  12. Thomas Pap16,
  13. Pascal Richette17,18,
  14. Allen Sawitzke19,
  15. Patrick du Souich20,
  16. Jean-Pierre Pelletier2
  17. on behalf of the MOVES Investigation Group
  1. 1University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  2. 2Osteoarthritis Research Unit, University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  3. 3Servei de Reumatologia, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
  4. 4IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute), Barcelona, Spain
  5. 5Instituto Poal de Reumatología, Barcelona, Spain
  6. 6Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Virgen del Rocío University Hospital, Seville, Spain
  7. 7Oxford NIHR Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  8. 8MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  9. 9Arthritis Research UK, Centre for Sports, Exercise and Osteoarthritis, University of Oxford, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
  10. 10Department of Rheumatology, Sorbonne University, INSERM UMR S938, UPMC, University of Paris 06, DHU i2B, Assistance Publique—Hôpitaux de Paris, Saint-Antoine Hospital, Paris, France
  11. 11INIBIC-Complejo Hospitalario Universitario A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain
  12. 12Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds & National Institute for Health Research Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, UK
  13. 13Asociación Hipótesis Alternativa (H1), Biostatistics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  14. 14Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, Arthropôle Liège, University of Liège, Institute of Pathology, CHU Sart-Tilman, Liège, Belgium
  15. 15Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department, Princess Paola Hospital, Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium
  16. 16Institute of Experimental Musculoskeletal Medicine, University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany
  17. 17Université Paris Diderot, UFR Médicale; Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Lariboisière, Fédération de Rhumatologie, Paris, France
  18. 18INSERM 1132, Université Paris-Diderot, Hôpital Lariboisière, Paris, France
  19. 19University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  20. 20Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Professor Marc C Hochberg, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 10 S. Pine St., MSTF 8-34, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA; mhochber{at}

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