intraarticular injection

intraarticular injection

the injection of a medication into a joint space, usually to reduce inflammation, such as in bursitis or fibromyositis. With the same technique abnormally excessive fluid may be withdrawn from the joint space. The fluid may be a result of trauma or inflammation.
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Contract notice: Mardo supply agreement viscoelastic hyaluronate solutions and derivatives for intraarticular injection.
Adjuvant treatment with intraarticular injection yttrium 90 has also been studied (23, 24), with reports of stabilization of disease and no major complications.
Irwin MG, Cheung MC, Nicholls JM, Thompson N Intraarticular injection of ketorolac in the rat knee joint: effect on articular cartilage and synovium.
Since August 2002, the two companies have been collaborating in the development of intraarticular injection for treating rheumatism and osteoarthritis.
Intraarticular injection of autologous fat into canine knee joints produced definite inflammation (7).
Another study showed similar results in that the intraarticular injection without fluoroscopy was successful in only 12 attempts.
The third group included rabbits receiving an intraarticular injection of hyaluronan (0.
Nanoparticles for Improved Local Retention After Intraarticular Injection into the Knee," by Mike Morgen and Warren Miller from 8 a.
VIENNA -- Ultrasound-guided intraarticular injection of hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc) in patients with hip osteoarthritis is safe, well tolerated, and results in reduced pain and improved function for up to 9 months postinjection, Alberto Migliore, M.
Triamcinolone hexacetonide has also been recommended to be used via intraarticular injection due to a low solubility and long half-life within the joint.