• Genicular artery embolization reduced inflammation, pain secondary to knee OA

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Genicular artery embolization is safe and potentially efficacious in the treatment of knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis, according to data published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
    “The study is significant because it addresses the underlying cause of pain associated with osteoarthritis, which includes an inflammatory process called synovitis,” Sandeep Bagla, MD, of the Vascular Institute of Virginia and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, told Healio Rheumatology. “The synovitis early on in osteoarthritis leads to an increase in
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