Knee Osteoarthritis

Zilretta Benefits 'Real-World' Patients With Knee OA, Says Study

Zilretta Benefits 'Real-World' Patients With Knee OA, Says Study

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Patients who received a repeat Zilretta injection experienced a 64% improvement in Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC)-A (pain), a 66% improvement in WOMAC-B (stiffness), a 64% improvement on WOMAC-C (function), and improvement represented by a doubling of the KOOS Quality of Life subscale score by Week 4.

Bariatric Surgery Lessens Knee OA Pain More in Certain Patients

Bariatric Surgery Lessens Knee OA Pain More in Certain Patients

Laparoscopic gastric band surgery is associated with more improvement in knee osteoarthritis in younger patients and those without prior knee injury.

Subcutaneous vs Intravenous Tanezumab for Knee, Hip Osteoarthritis

Subcutaneous vs Intravenous Tanezumab for Knee, Hip Osteoarthritis

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Intravenous and subcutaneous administration of tanezumab may provide similar analgesia and tolerability in patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis.

Opioids vs Nonopioid Medications for Chronic Back, Knee, and Hip Osteoarthritis Pain

Opioids vs Nonopioid Medications for Chronic Back, Knee, and Hip Osteoarthritis Pain

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Opioids and nonopioid analgesics were found to provide similar improvements in pain-related function over a 1-year period in patients with chronic back pain or knee or hip osteoarthritis pain.

Durolane Approved for Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Durolane Approved for Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

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The FDA has approved Durolane for the treatment of pain associated with knee osteoarthritis, which relieved pain and restored function for up to 6 months in patients.

Mobility Barriers' Impact on Daily Life of Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

Mobility Barriers' Impact on Daily Life of Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

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Approximately 37% of US adults aged 60 years and older have been diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, and the number is expected to rise.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effective for Knee OA Pain

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effective for Knee OA Pain

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Transcranial direct current stimulation can effectively alleviate osteoarthritis-related knee pain.

Imaging Recommendations by EULAR for Symptomatic Osteoarthritis

Imaging Recommendations by EULAR for Symptomatic Osteoarthritis

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The first evidence-based recommendations on the use of imaging in osteoarthritis clinical practice have been released by the European League Against Rheumatism.

Knee Osteoarthritis in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis and Disease Activity Evaluation

Knee Osteoarthritis in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis and Disease Activity Evaluation

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DAS28 were found to be significantly higher at baseline and at 12-month follow-up in a group of patients (n=9) with knee osteoarthritis.

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