犬隻使用S-腺核苷甲硫胺酸 (S-Adenosyl L-Methionine, SAMe) 治療骨關節炎的隨機、雙盲、對照臨床試驗

作者將33隻罹患骨關節炎之犬隻隨機分組(對照組15隻,治療組18隻),分別給予安慰劑及SAMe治療6週,依據治療前、治療開始第三週及第六週之壓力板步態分析、臨床檢查積分、關節角度測量及疼痛評估來檢測療效。結果發現兩組於各項檢測上無明顯差異,無法證實單獨使用SAMe於骨關節炎的治療效果。
 
摘自Evaluation of S -Adenosyl L-Methionine in a Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Clinical Trial for Treatment of Presumptive Osteoarthritis in the Dog. Vet Surg. 2011 Jan 18. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2010.00788.x. [Epub ahead of print]
 
作者:DJ Imhoff, WJ Gordon-Evans, RB Evans(美國伊利諾大學), AL Johnson, DJ Griffon, KS Swanson. From College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL Department of Surgery, Western University, Pomona, CA Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
 
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