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Volume 2012, Article ID 167928, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/167928
Clinical Study

Oral Administration of Polymer Hyaluronic Acid Alleviates Symptoms of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study over a 12-Month Period

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, JR Tokyo General Hospital, 2-1-3 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku 151-8528, Tokyo, Japan
2Research and Development Division, Kewpie Corporation, 5-13-1 Sumiyoshi-cho, Fuchu 183-0034, Tokyo, Japan
3Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku 153-8902, Tokyo, Japan

Received 28 July 2012; Accepted 16 October 2012

Academic Editors: T. A. Damron and R. Duchmann

Copyright © 2012 Toshiyuki Tashiro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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