viscosupplementation

viscosupplementation

Orthopedics The injection of hyaluronan or derivatives–hylans into joints to manage osteoathritis, improve synovial fluid elasticity and viscosity and relieve pain. See Osteoarthritis.
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Q Can viscosupplementation be used for other arthritic joints besides the knee?
It has been suggested that HA presents properties that could maintain the internal homeostasis of the TMJ, helping it to adapt to different pathologies, producing the viscosupplementation phenomenon.
Viscosupplementation is widely applied to improve biomechanical function by replacing the reduced Hyaluronic acid (HA) of osteoarthritis of knee and pain management based on potentially therapeutic physicochemical properties.
projects involving viscosupplementation will not be considered.
Intra-articular viscosupplementation (Monovisc[R]) was also prescribed and administered 5 months after initial presentation to ameliorate the pain secondary to the AC joint arthropathy.
viscosupplementation for osteoarthritis, in-lab polysomnograms when a home sleep test will suffice, or stress testing in asymptomatic patients) but it is easier to control the fee schedule for those services that are overutilized.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average price data (in US dollars), within market segments - Bone Graft and Substitutes, Bone Growth Stimulators and Viscosupplementation.
Market size for Orthobiologics market categories - Bone Graft and Substitutes, Viscosupplementation and Bone Growth Stimulators.
CINGAL is reportedly the company's third-generation viscosupplementation product for the treatment of joint pain associated with OA.
He had been treated previously with viscosupplementation injections that resulted in only limited improvement.