Placebo effect in osteoarthritis: Why not use it to our advantage?
Gustavo C de Campos, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo13087-000, Brazil
Author contributions: de Campos GC solely contributed to this manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest: Gustavo C de Campos has received fees for serving as a speaker and as a consultant for Sanofi-Aventis and PharmaNostra.
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Correspondence to: Gustavo C de Campos, MD, PhD, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, PO Box 6111, Campinas, São Paulo 13087-000, Brazil. email@example.com
Received: February 6, 2015
Peer-review started: February 6, 2015
First decision: March 6, 2015
Revised: April 28, 2015
Accepted: May 5, 2015
Article in press: May 6, 2015
Published online: June 18, 2015