Osteoarthritis is an independent risk factor for increased CVD, and NSAIDs contribute substantially to this risk.
Local infiltration analgesia with 0.2% ropivacaine may not improve recovery 1 day after anterior total hip arthroplasty surgery in adult patients with osteoarthritis.
The risk for cardiovascular deaths is increased among patients with knee and hip osteoarthritis.
Pain was found to improve with pain catastrophizing in patients with osteoarthritis after unilateral total knee replacement surgery.
The FRAX calculations showed higher probabilities of major osteoporotic fracture in patients with knee osteoarthritis vs healthy controls.
A higher risk for knee and hip replacement was associated with a set of demographic factors in individuals who are diagnosed with osteoarthritis by a general practitioner.
The prevalence and severity of low back pain may be higher in patients with knee osteoarthritis and varus thrust.
Considerable evidence links osteoarthritis and gout (the most common type of inflammatory arthritis), and both these conditions are commonly observed in the same patient. Gout is characterized by a high level of uric acid in the blood, or hyperuricemia, which has a distinct role in the pathogenesis of gout. With disease-modifying agents available to treat…
The study explores the effects of maternal and paternal osteoarthritis on offspring hip, knee, and hand osteoarthritis.
Preoperative opioid use was reported in approximately 60% of patients undergoing total knee or hip replacement.