The scientists at third Hospital of Hebei Medical University and Bethune International Peace Hospital evaluated the role of closing-wedge and opening-wedge osteotomy in the management of knee arthritis with varus deformity. As per study outcomes, the closing-wedge osteotomy (CWO) was used for severe lateral tibiofemoral arthritis and opening-wedge osteotomy (OWO) for severe patellofemoral arthritis and patella infera.
According to a study in 'Prosthetics and Orthotics International', the authors conducted a Pre-/post-test (within-subject research design) which explained that the infrapatellar strap could be recommended for use during physical activity as part of the physical therapy treatments for patellar tendinopathy.
According to The American Journal of Sports Medicine, most of the patients with knee osteoarthritis even after 10-years of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction show pre-operative patient-reported outcome related modifiable risk factors. Thus the cohort study was conducted to consult patients regarding their knee function and other related outcomes after ACL reconstruction.
According the 'Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology', the axial spondyloarthritis patients who reported a large symptom burden at baseline had poor response rates and low retention rate for TNFi.
Krabbe S and colleagues conducted nation wide DANBIO registry, observational cohort study to examine the effectiveness of TNFi treatment for axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) patients with extremely poor patient-reported outcomes (PROs).
A recent study published in the 'European Journal of Neurology' explained that by controlling the frequency and timing of dialysis can be better for the management of the Hemodialysis-related headache (HRH) with high blood-urea-nitrogen (BUN) levels and high pre-dialysis-blood-pressure.
Hemodialysis (HD) may affect the nervous system adversely. The most common reported neurological symptom among HD-patients is the headache.