Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from OARSI, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Hip shape may predict total hip replacement

May 14, 2019
TORONTO — Hip shape parameters such as decreasing acetabular coverage were among factors that predicted total hip replacement in a cohort of…
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Tanezumab improved pain, function in knee, hip OA

May 13, 2019
TORONTO — A monoclonal antibody directed against nerve growth factor, tanezumab, was associated with improvements in both WOMAC pain and…
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Targeted questions may aid GPs in diagnosing hip OA

May 9, 2019
TORONTO — Asking patients about difficulty with activities like walking, shopping, or removing socks may aid general practitioners in making…
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Understanding the journey from acute to chronic pain

May 8, 2019
TORONTO — Jon Levine, MD, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco, conducted a clinical- and cellular-level exploration of how…
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Little improvement seen in OA therapeutics

May 7, 2019
TORONTO — Philip Conaghan, MD, professor of musculoskeletal medicine at the University of Leeds, England, said that while paradigms have…
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Multimodal intervention improved pain, functioning in hand OA

May 6, 2019
TORONTO — A multimodal, non-pharmacologic intervention involving four strategies was associated with improved pain and functioning in a cohort…
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Statins lowered joint replacement risk in RA, not OA

May 5, 2019
TORONTO — Statin use was associated with a reduced risk of knee or hip replacement in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis but not…
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Foot, ankle OA remain ‘neglected’ without prevalence estimates

May 5, 2019
TORONTO — Foot and ankle osteoarthritis have often gone overlooked as areas of clinical study and lacking clinical consensus on prevalence…
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CHECK: Obesity doubles odds of patellofemoral OA within 8 years

May 5, 2019
TORONTO — Obesity at baseline was associated with development of patellofemoral osteoarthritis within 8 years, according to an analysis of the…
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Self-reported stiffness comparable to MRI in predicting radiographic knee OA

May 4, 2019
TORONTO — Self-reported data on swelling and morning stiffness showed comparable efficacy to MRI in predicting incident radiographic knee…