Explore the latest in osteoarthritis, including advances in medical and non-pharmacologic management of symptoms and physical function.
This Medical Letter review summarizes doses and formulations of 2 recently approved treatments for osteoarthritic knee pain, a single-injection hyaluronic acid gel (Durolane) and an extended-release formulation of triamcinolone acetonide (Zilretta).
This Teachable Moment describes the case of a 58-year-old man with bilateral knee osteoarthritis who presented to the emergency department with 1 week of dizziness and intermittent dark stools.
This study uses the Florida State Ambulatory Surgery and State Inpatient Databases to assess the trends in knee arthroscopy use among patients with osteoarthritis, meniscal tears, and knee pain.
This Medical News & Perspectives article examines the proliferation of US clinics offering unproven stem cell therapies.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effects of a positive psychological intervention on pain and functional difficulty vs a control program in veterans with knee osteoarthritis and evaluates whether this management varies by race.
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.
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