Explore the latest in osteoarthritis from The JAMA Network, including advances in medical and non-pharmacologic management of symptoms and physical function.
This cohort study evaluates the association of age with the clinical presentation and disease associations of pyoderma gangrenosum.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of opioid vs nonopioid medications over 12 months on pain-related function, pain intensity, and adverse effects among Veterans Affairs patients with moderate to severe chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain.
This Medical News article discusses whether sedentary lifestyles contribute to this increasingly prevalent degenerative joint disease.
This randomized trial compares the effects of intra-articular triamcinolone vs saline injected every 3 months for 2 years on changes in cartilage volume and pain in older adult patients with knee osteoarthritis.
This Viewpoint examines the rising cost of prescription drugs using Duexis, a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and to decrease the risk of developing upper gastrointestinal ulcers, as an example.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether a decision aid improves access to total knee replacement surgery among black patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.
This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review of clinical trials comparing intra-articular corticosteroids with sham injection or no intervention in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
This population-based study uses data from a large health claims database to evaluate the incidence of bone fracture and characteristics that may be associated with nonunion of the fractures.
A white woman in her 60s with a medical history of multiple joint replacements related to osteoarthritis presented with left leg pain; a plain radiograph of the left femur showed a 15-cm area of moderate destruction in the proximal femoral shaft extending distally from the level of the lesser trochanter. What is your diagnosis?
This randomized trial evaluates the use of vitamin D supplementation vs placebo in treating knee pain and preventing tibial cartilage loss among patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.
This case series reports that patients with systemic inflammatory disease are at high risk for postoperative complications, type II endoleak, sac expansion, and additional interventions after endovascular aneurysm repair.
This cross-sectional study investigates whether the impact of chronic health conditions on health-related quality of life varies according to the presence of visual impairment.
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