• Pre-operative synovitis assessments predict TKR outcomes

    17 days ago - By Healio

    CHICAGO - Patients with knee osteoarthritis who had higher volumes of effusion-synovitis and moderate-to-severe Hoffa-synovitis before undergoing total knee replacement surgery experienced significantly greater reductions in pain up to 2 years after the procedure, according to research presented at the ACR/ARHP 2018 Annual Meeting.
    In addition, Manjinder Kaur, DO, first-year rheumatology fellow at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, reported that patients with little or no effusion-synovitis, as well as those with normal or mild Hoffa-synovitis, were less likely to have any
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