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Knee OA Pain

Neuropathic Like Knee Pain Higher PainDETECT Scores, Neuropathic Pain Preoperatively May Increase Risk for Chronic Pain Post-TKR NSAIDs Increase Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs contribute to…

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Knee OA ℞: Emerging Targets

Removing aged cells from mice can restore youth, boosting human studies Synovial macrophage M1 polarisation exacerbates experimental osteoarthritis partially through R-spondin-2 Defense against joint degeneration During cartilage development,…

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Knee OA ℞: DMARDs

Conventional and biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs for osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

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Knee OA ℞: DMOADs

Three New Treatments for Osteoarthritis: Updates From ACR 2018 Update on Drug Therapies for Osteoarthritis Novel Small-Molecule Wnt Pathway Inhibitor Provides Significant Pain Relief for Knee Osteoarthritis By…

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Knee OA ℞: Hyaluronic Acid

Use of hyaluronic acid for knee OA may yield cost savings BARCELONA, Spain — Use of hyaluronic acid as conservative treatment… Real-World Evidence for Safety and Effectiveness of Repeated…

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Platelet-Rich Plasma

The Influence of Naproxen on Biological Factors in Leukocyte-Rich Platelet-Rich Plasma: A Prospective Comparative Study Comparison of Effects of Leukocyte-Rich and Leukocyte-Poor Platelet-Rich Plasma on Pain and Functionality in…

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Knee OA ℞: Platelet-Rich Plasma

Is local platelet-rich plasma injection clinically superior to hyaluronic acid for treatment of knee osteoarthritis? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials

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Knee OA ℞: Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells

Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Injection of Lipogems Micro-Fractured Adipose Tissue for Osteoarthritic Knees The aim of this study was to evaluate the… Intra‐Articular Injection of Mesenchymal Stem Cells…

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