Exactech, JointMedica announce breakthrough device designation for hip resurfacing system
Exactech, a minority shareholder of JointMedica Limited, has announced FDA breakthrough device designation for JointMedica's Polymotion hip resurfacing system, according to an...
2 days ago - Healio
Cabbage Leaf Wraps for Arthritic Knees
Unbelievably, a randomized controlled trial of cabbage leaf wraps for arthritis was published. In a section of the British Medical Journal called “Minerva,” where interesting...
3 days ago - Nutrition Facts
Meniscus repair may yield better outcomes, be more cost effective vs. meniscectomy
SAN FRANCISCO - The published literature has shown meniscus repair to be a successful technique, with slower osteoarthritis progression and better long-term outcomes compared...
6 days ago - Healio
Impacts of ‘understudied' calcium pyrophosphate deposition remain unknown
Among the many unanswered questions about calcium pyrophosphate deposition - formerly called “pseudogout” - perhaps the most important is whether it causes osteoarthritis, a...
9 days ago - Healio
Patients receiving tramadol for osteoarthritis more likely to die, fracture hip
Patients who receive tramadol for osteoarthritis demonstrate an increased risk for hip fractures, venous thromboembolism and mortality, compared with those treated with NSAIDs...
12 days ago - Healio
Intra-articular Steroid/lidocaine Injection Improves Hip Arthritis Pain, Function
A single injection into the hip of steroid and local anesthetic improved pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis in a randomized controlled trial, with most of...
22 days ago - Medscape
Genetic risk score has potential to improve prevention of severe knee and hip osteoarthritis
A research team has developed a risk score based on individuals' genetic data to predict their likelihood of needing hip or knee replacement surgery for osteoarthritis.
23 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
New Procedure Improves Pain in Finger Osteoarthritis
In patients with painful finger osteoarthritis, lipofilling, a non-surgical procedure, produces lasting improvements in hand function and especially pain.
27 days ago - Medindia Health
Lipofilling produces lasting improvements for patients with painful finger osteoarthritis
For patients with painful finger osteoarthritis, a nonsurgical procedure called lipofilling - in which fat obtained from another part of the body is transferred into the...
29 days ago - News Medical
Subcutaneous tanezumab, NSAIDs improve osteoarthritis pain
Tanezumab and NSAIDs both demonstrated early and sustained improvement in pain and function among patients with knee or hip osteoarthritis, according to data published in...
1 month ago - Healio
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