Primary osteoarthritis

Primary osteoarthritis

OA that results from hereditary factors or stresses on weight-bearing joints.
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A multicentre study of the long-term results of using a flat-back polyethylene glenoid component in shoulder replacement for primary osteoarthritis.
Primary osteoarthritis (OA) is common, costly, and crippling.
Thinking outside the evidence-based guidelines is the only way to manage erosive, inflammatory osteoarthritis of the hand, which is an aggressive subtype of primary osteoarthritis frequently misdiagnosed as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis.
Arthritis at the base of the thumb is the most common site for primary osteoarthritis.
and Canada with symptoms of primary osteoarthritis of the knee.
The disease, called primary osteoarthritis, can start to affect victims in their second or third decades of life, leaving them hobbled by midlife with limited, painful joint movement in the elbows, knees, hips and fingers.
Efficacy and safety of a topical diclofenac solution (Pennsaid) in the treatment of primary osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled clinical trial.
One hundred and seven patients with primary osteoarthritis of the knee were studied and included those with knee pain on a scale of at least 5-10 in intensity, radiographic osteophytes, and at least one of the following features: under age 50, morning stiffness less than 30 minutes in duration, and crepitus on motion.
Eligible patients had a diagnosis of primary osteoarthritis of the hip of at least three months in duration and were randomized on a 2:2:1 basis to receive naproxcinod 750 mg bid, placebo bid and naproxen 500 mg bid, respectively.
Nilsdotter and her associates assessed 102 patients with primary osteoarthritis prior to total knee replacement and at 6 months, 1 year, and 5 years after surgery to determine their pain, function, and satisfaction.
Primary osteoarthritis of the elbow, on the other hand, is a relatively uncommon problem.
One hundred and seven patients with primary osteoarthritis of the knee were studied, including those with knee pain on a scale of 5 to 10 in intensity; radiographic osteophytes; and at least one of the following features: age >50, morning stiffness < 30 minutes in duration, and crepitus on motion.