A Systematic Review of the Use of Platelet Rich Plasma in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis and its Effect on Patient Outcomes Following Surgical Interventions for Knee OA
Introduction: Platelet rich plasma has been postulated to be effective in the management of knee osteoarthritis. Current literature review shows conflicting evidence of the...
1 day ago - International Journal of Surgery - 4 articles
Scientists Race to Regrow Lost Knee Cartilage
About 14 million Americans have osteoarthritis of the knees severe enough to cause pain and inflammation, according to the Arthritis Foundation, and more people are getting the...
3 days ago - Medscape
It is time to revisit viscosupplementation guidelines
Since “Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee ” was released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2013, there has been concern about these clinical practice...
8 days ago - Healio
Painful knee OA continues to present treatment challenges
For the past 20 years, several viscosupplementation or hyaluronic acid injection products with differing molecular weight, sources, concentrations and volumes have been...
8 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Nonpharmacological education needed for hip, knee OA care
Ellen M.H. Selten Physicians and other health professionals report multiple barriers impeding nonpharmacological and nonsurgical care for osteoarthritis, according to research...
10 days ago - Healio
A Partial Knee Replacement with Impressive Mobility
When severe osteoarthritis in the knee makes everyday life difficult, total knee replacement is an effective treatment option. But if the disease is restricted to the inner...
12 days ago - Northern Westchester
Effusion-synovitis worsens cartilage damage in OA patients with meniscal tear
In patients with osteoarthritis and meniscal tear, the presence or persistence of effusion-synovitis appears to be associated with progression of cartilage damage, according to...
18 days ago - Healio
Flexion Therapeutics launches first extended-release injection to treat OA knee pain
Flexion Therapeutics Inc. announced the full commercial launch of Zilretta for the management of pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. The first and only...
25 days ago - Healio
FGF-18 Drug Builds Knee Cartilage in Osteoarthritis
But two-year phase II data fail to show clinical symptom benefit
1 month ago - MedPageToday
Pre-surgical patients with osteoarthritis commonly use opioids to manage pain
SAN DIEGO - Thirty percent of patients with end-stage knee, hip or spine osteoarthritis used opioids to manage chronic pain before surgery, according to data presented at the...
1 month ago - Healio