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Table 3 KOOS score in all five subcategories before and at 2, 6, and 12 months after the treatment

From: Platelet-rich plasma vs hyaluronic acid to treat knee degenerative pathology: study design and preliminary results of a randomized controlled trial

KOOS score trend in both treatment groups
KOOS BASAL 2 MONTHS 6 MONTHS 12 MONTHS
Symptoms PRP 64.0+−17.9 71.9+−17.0 73.0+−18.3 71.3+−17.9
  HA 67.8+−15.7 71.6+−16.3 74.3+−16.0 74.2+−17.5
Pain PRP 65.4+−17.7 73.1+−21.5 74.2+−19.6 74.0+−19.4
  HA 63.1+−17.4 71.1+−18.6 73.2+−18.1 74.0+−19.4
Activity of daily life PRP 69.9 +− 20.0 81.2+−17.9 79.1+−19.0 77.9+−20.6
  HA 67.8+−21.0 78.2+−17.4 77.3+−18.6 77.3+−19.8
Sport PRP 37.6+−24.7 48.8+−25.9 48.7+−29.5 47.4+−28.2
  HA 34.2+−23.9 45.0+−24.1 44.7+−27.8 46.6+−27.9
Quality of life PRP 34.9+−18.8 48.3+−22.6 48.0+−23.1 50.5+−22.6
  HA 33.6+−18.0 45.5+−23.9 48.5+−24.7 49.2+−26.0
  1. No statistical difference was reported in any subcategory between groups.