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osteoarthritis

chronic inflammation of the joints, esp those that bear weight, with pain and stiffness

osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritic abnormalities such as osteosclerosis have been studied using contact microradiography and bone scintimetry, but there have been few reports using densitometry on simple radiographs.
Wang concluded, "Our research is perhaps the first to use acoustic shock waves to prevent osteoarthritic changes to the knee, and the results are similar to those seen with pharmacotherapy.
The loading onto the frame also results in periarticular osteopenia, which in turn permits the sclerotic, osteoarthritic bone to become more flexible and the mineral content to normalize once the frame is removed.
rheumatologists and managed care organization (MCO) pharmacy directors agree that reduction in pain intensity is one of the attributes that most influences their decisions regarding prescribing and formulary status determinations, respectively, in osteoarthritic pain.
The Company's RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic ("RIO") system and MAKOplasty applications (collectively, the "RIO system") enable orthopedic surgeons to treat patient-specific osteoarthritic disease.
Also, the percentage of osteoarthritic knees exhibiting more than 0.
The Company's offers its RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic ("RIO") system and MAKOplasty applications (collectively, the "RIO system"), which enables orthopedic surgeons to treat patient specific osteoarthritic disease.
Neuromed is conducting a second pivotal Phase 3 trial for the treatment of osteoarthritic pain.
It has been suggested, but is as yet unproved, that part of the explanation lies in the age-related increase in osteoarthritis, since osteoarthritic joint inflammation encourages the deposit of crystals.
The flexibility of this technology to measure multiple markers of interest increases market applications to include cardiac surgery, surgical oncology and chemotherapy, orthopedic and osteoarthritic disease, metabolic diseases and initial drug screening and preclinical testing.
The metatarsal phalangeal joint or great toe is considered one of the most common osteoarthritic joints and the often painful condition of hallux rigidus is reported to be present in females at a rate of 2:1 over males.
Images of younger patients generally show no changes in the neck, and images of older patients simply show osteoarthritic changes that were already present.