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Radiographs and low field MRI as predictors of efficacy in a weight loss trial in obese women with knee osteoarthritis

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/56/abstract

Conclusion Stage of joint destruction, assessed on either radiographs or low-field MRI (0.2T), does not preclude a symptoms relief following a clinically relevant weight loss in elderly obese female patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Radiographs and low field MRI (0.2T) as predictors of efficacy in a weight loss trial in obese women with...
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Radiologic Markers of Osteoarthritis Progression Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/704681

This review appraises the current methods of measurement of osteoarthritis progression and limitations with regards their interpretation and further development.
David J. Hunter; Marie-Pierre H. Le Graverand; Felix Eckstein Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2009;21(2):110-117
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Reliability and validity of ultrasound imaging of features of knee osteoarthritis in the community

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/70/abstract

Conclusion : Substantial to excellent agreement was found between ultrasound observers for the presence of osteophytes and measurement of effusion size; it was moderate to substantial for femoral cartilage thickness. Moderate to substantial agreement was observed between ultrasound and radiographs for osteophyte presence.
Reliability and validity of ultrasound imaging of features...
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Simple Home-Based Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis

Location: http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00687726

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1) Simple home-based standing balance training and isometric knee extension exercise for 4 weeks would improve functional ability and knee muscle strength of patients with knee osteoarthritis. 2) The outcome of standing balance training is different from isometric knee extension exercise.
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Surgical difficulties for total knee replacement in Stickler syndrome - a case report

Location: http://www.casesjournal.com/content/1/1/179

Stickler syndrome is believed to be the most common connective tissue disorder in Europe and the USA. Severe osteoarthritis sets in at very early age in 3rd to 4th decade of life necessitating joint arthroplasty. This case report highlights the intraoperative surgical difficulties faced by the surgeon and the planning...
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Tai Chi May Help Reduce Pain of Knee Osteoarthritis in Older Patients

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/711667

ai Chi exercise may help reduce the pain of knee osteoarthritis (OA) in older patients, according to the results of a prospective, single-blind, randomized controlled trial reported in the November issue of Arthritis Care & Research. This physical discipline is a traditional style of Chinese martial arts using slow, rhythmic...
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Varus knee osteoarthritis

Location: http://www.jrheum.com/subscribers/03/12/2521.html

Osteoarthritis (OA) is believed to arise from the interplay of many factors, some of them mechanical. Typically there is deterioration or failure of the joints' cartilaginous bearing surfaces, and to a lesser extent of the collagenous supporting structures. In line with a multifactorial etiology for OA, current approaches to gonarthrosis...
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What Is Knee Osteoarthritis?

Location: http://www.arthritis-health.com/types/osteoarthritis/what-knee-osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis is a degenerative process that causes knee joint pain, stiffness, and swelling. Explore knee osteoarthritis symptoms and treatments.
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Whole blood lead levels are associated with radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis

Location: http://arthritis-research.com/content/13/2/R37/abstract

Conclusions Increases in prevalence and severity measures, for both radiographic and symptomatic knee OA (although statistically significant only for rOA), were observed with increasing levels of blood Pb, suggesting that Pb may be a potentially modifiable environmental risk factor for OA.
Whole blood lead levels are associated with radiographic and symptomatic knee...
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