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Osteoporosis can either cause thoracolumbar fractures (nontraumatic fracture) or may function as a contributing factor in cases of traumatic fractures. This study confirms that the application of polymethyl methacrylate augmented Cement-Injectable Cannulated Pedicle Screw (CICPS) as an effective and safe surgical method for the management of osteoporosis-related vertebral fractures with good clinical outcomes and low complications rates.

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Assessment of the safety and efficacy of novel polymethyl methacrylate-augmented bone cement-injectable cannulated pedicle screw (CICPS) in patients with AO type A-thoracolumbar vertebral compression fractures associated with osteoporosis.

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Metabolic syndrome (MetS) has been shown to induce oxidative stress (OxS). This study clarifies the association of MetS with osteoarthritis and found a shift in the serum of OA patients, as indicator of of high-grade OxS and dysglycemia and the OA severity and MetS were independently associated with oxLDL.

Introduction:

Earlier investigations propose that metabolic disturbances might be correlated with the osteoarthritis (OA) development. Relationships have been observed among OA and the individual components of metabolic syndrome (MetS). MetS have been linked with enhanced oxidative stress (OxS). This study clarifies the MetS components role in OA and to assess the levels of OxS in OA subjects and in age-matched controls.

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A 59-year-old man and 62-year-old woman were presented with degenerative gonarthritis. They had no issues of breathing, pulse and blood pressure. They also had no consciousness or sensory disorders.

 

Which of the following methods could be the suitable management option for this case?

  • NSAIDs
  • Knee Joint

  • Traction

  • Lateral knee injections

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Various medication and treatment methods are established for endometriosis and it has been a matter of great interest for research. In this study, it is established that the new GnRH antagonist called Elagolix has been efficacious to treat endometriosis.

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Previous investigation has proceeded into composing medicines that can be applied to relieve endometriosis-associated symptoms. Along with already verified medicines, a new GnRH antagonist, Elagolix, is in progress. The authenticity of this drug compared to other GnRH antagonists is the nonpeptide structure that enables it to be delivered orally.

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Oral Glucocorticoids are therapeutic agents that exhibit anti-inflammatory properties. As per these study results, there has been an association in Glucocorticoid use and osteonecrosis in a dose-related fashion in adults but not in children.

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