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Knee Replacement Surgery

Injections for Arthritic Knees – Viscosupplementation

  • Osteoarthritic synovial fluid has reduced elasticity and viscosity, reduced molecular weight and reduced hyaluronan concentration.
  • Viscosupplementation with Hyaluronan replaces and replenishes diseased synovial fluid with a temporary synovial fluid prosthesis that has long-term clinical benefits.
Arthritic Knees Viscosupplementation 1

SYNVISC(r) (hylan G-F 20)

  • Elastoviscosity similar to that of the synovial fluid of healthy 18- to 27-year-olds
  • Designed as a synovial fluid prosthetic device
  • A series of 3 injections can provide OA knee pain relief for up to 6 month
  • Generally demonstrated to be safe in clinical trials and clinical practice
Arthritic Knees Viscosupplementation 2
Arthritic Knees Viscosupplementation 3
Arthritic Knees Viscosupplementation 4

Synvisc(r) Has a Higher Molecular Weight

Left: Supartz(r) (sodium hyaluronate)
MW 0.6-1
Center: Synvisc(r) (Hylan G-F 20)
hylan A MW 6 million
Right: Hyalgan(r) (sodium hyaluronate)
MW 0.5-0.7

Please note that the information contained herein is for general medical information only.
If you have any specific medical condition or queries, please consult your medical doctor.

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Dr HC Chang

  • 16 years of experience in surgical and non-surgical procedures in sports injuries as a Sports Orthopaedic Specialist in Singapore.
  • Received multiple awards and accolades in the Orthopaedic field.
  • He is a USA Sports Medicine Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon and is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America as well as the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
  • Published many acclaimed articles on Sports Medicine. If you are experiencing one or more of the symptoms mentioned above, it is important to get a prompt and accurate diagnosis to determine the severity of your injury and get proper treatment immediately.


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