Hyaluronic Acid and Steroids: Effects on Equine Cartilage Cells

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of wastage in the equine industry, especially considering that an estimated 81% of the 9.3 million horses in America are involved in equitation and performance. A mainstay treatment for OA is the use of intra-articular (IA) injection of hyaluronic acid and corticosteroids. The 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) convention, held Dec. 5-9 in

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