Tag: osteoarthritis

Effects of medications on incidence and risk of knee and hip joint replacement in patients with osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Advances in Rheumatology

Study selection A total of 4642 studies were retrieved from the electronic databases of OVID MEDLINE (n = 598), OVID EMBASE (n = 2141), Cochrane (n = 1528) and Web of Science (n = 375). After excluding 1797…

Higher risk of knee arthroplasty during ten-year follow-up if baseline radiographic osteoarthritis involves the patellofemoral joint: a CHECK Cohort Study – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Bijlsma JW, Berenbaum F, Lafeber FP. Osteoarthritis: an update with relevance for clinical practice. Lancet. 2011;377–9783:2115–26. Article  Google Scholar  Lankhorst N, Damen J, Oei E, Verhaar J, Kloppenburg M, Bierma-Zeinstra…

Effect of alendronate sodium plus vitamin D3 tablets on knee joint structure and osteoarthritis pain: a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study protocol – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Study design and setting This is a multicenter, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study. Upon obtaining Institutional Review Board (IRB)- Ethics Committee’s approval (from each corresponding included center), recruitment of patients will…

Metabolomics with severity of radiographic knee osteoarthritis and early phase synovitis in middle-aged women from the Iwaki Health Promotion Project: a cross-sectional study – Arthritis Research & Therapy

This was a cross-sectional study with volunteer participants from the Iwaki Health Promotion Project. The Iwaki Health Promotion Project, an annual program for the general population living in the Iwaki…

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Thai version of the functional index for hand osteoarthritis (FIHOA) – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Hunter DJ. In the clinic. Osteoarthritis. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(3):ITC8-1-ITC8-16. Kalichman L, Hernández-Molina G. Hand osteoarthritis: an epidemiological perspective. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2010;39(6):465–76. Article  Google Scholar  Slatkowsky-Christensen B, Mowinckel P,…