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Study: Symptomatic osteoarthritis remains strongest contributor to walking difficulty

May 22, 2017

Symptomatic knee and hip osteoarthritis were the strongest determinants of walking difficulty, according to a recently published cohort study.

Gillian A. Hawker, MD, MSc, from the University of Toronto, and colleagues performed a screening survey of 18,490 participants aged 55 years or older in Ontario between 1996 and 1998. Researchers linked survey results with administrative health data. The primary outcome was difficulty standing or walking in the prior 3 months.

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Increased dairy product consumption linked with greater risk for total hip arthroplasty in men with OA

May 19, 2017
Increased dairy production consumption was linked with a greater risk for total hip arthroplasty in men with osteoarthritis, according to a recently published analysis…
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Study: Intra-articular triamcinolone not effective for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis

May 16, 2017
Intra-articular triamcinolone acetonide injections were no more effective than placebo saline injections for the reduction of pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis…
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Intra-articular LMWF-5A seen as safe, effective treatment for knee OA

May 16, 2017
Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee who received repeated intra-articular injections of low-molecular-weight fraction of 5% human serum albumin experienced pain…
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Mediolateral Subchondral Tibial Bone Mineral Density Difference Does Not Predict Osteoarthritis Progression

Orthopedics, April/May 2014, Volume 37 Issue 4
Data on the relationship between osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are conflicting. Most studies report “snapshot”…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Association exists between osteoarthritis, gout

May 9, 2017
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In the Journals

Study: Symptomatic osteoarthritis remains strongest contributor to walking difficulty

May 22, 2017
Symptomatic knee and hip osteoarthritis were the strongest determinants of walking difficulty, according to a recently published cohort study…

In the Journals

Increased dairy product consumption linked with greater risk for total hip arthroplasty in men with OA

May 19, 2017
Increased dairy production consumption was linked with a greater risk for total hip arthroplasty in men with osteoarthritis, according to a recently…

In the Journals

Study: Intra-articular triamcinolone not effective for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis

May 16, 2017
Intra-articular triamcinolone acetonide injections were no more effective than placebo saline injections for the reduction of pain in patients with…

In the Journals

Intra-articular LMWF-5A seen as safe, effective treatment for knee OA

May 16, 2017
Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee who received repeated intra-articular injections of low-molecular-weight fraction of 5% human serum albumin…

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VIDEO: Lohmander calls for individualized exercise therapy for patients with OA

May 15, 2017
LAS VEGAS — At the Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress, Stefan Lohmander, MD, PhD, from Lund University in

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VIDEO Bariatric surgery linked to improvements in patients with knee OA

May 12, 2017
LAS VEGAS — At the Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress, Jonathan Samuels, MD, from NYU Langone Medical Center, spoke…

Study: Metabolic syndrome not linked with hand OA

May 11, 2017
LAS VEGAS —A study presented here at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress indicated no significant relationship…

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ACR issues statement on new FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

May 10, 2017
The American College of Rheumatology has issued a statement regarding the confirmation of Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the FDA, according to a…

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Patients with more severe knee OA were less likely to show response to steroid injection after 6 months

May 10, 2017
Among patients with osteoarthritis, those with more severe knee damage on MRI were less likely to respond in the longer-term to an intra-articular…

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Early anti-inflammatory treatment may help prevent post-traumatic OA after ACL injury

May 10, 2017
Recently published results showed early intervention with an anti-inflammatory agent may help prevent some of the changes associated with…

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