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Chondroitin sulfate for knee osteoarthritis
  1. Donald M Marcus
  1. Correspondence to Donald M Marcus, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA; dmarcus{at}

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The apparent efficacy of chondroitin sulfate in treating knee osteoarthritis reported by Reginster et al 1 must be considered in the context of the literature on this subject. The results of trials of chondroitin and/or glucosamine for relief of pain caused by osteoarthritis of the knee and hip have been …

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