Statin therapy initiated up to 5 years following total hip or knee arthroplasty may reduce the risk for arthroplasty revision.
Although patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis had similar disease burdens at initial presentation, patients with osteoarthritis had a higher disease burden at 6 months.
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Researchers have identified reproductive risk factors associated with an increased risk for total knee replacement in women with severe knee osteoarthritis.
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Knee pain was not associated with daily walking levels in mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis.
Treating osteoarthritis in older patients with tramadol vs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be associated with an increased mortality rate during the year following treatment initiation.
A novel MRI-based semiquantitative scoring system has shown reliability for assessing markers of hip inflammation in patients with hip osteoarthritis.
Nearly a third of patients scheduled to undergo surgery for hip, knee, or spine osteoarthritis were found to use prescription opioids.
Researchers pharmacologically confirmed the pain phenotype of a noninvasive mechanical joint-loading model of osteoarthritis, thus proposing an alternative murine model for osteoarthritic pain.