Xiaojuan Li, PhD, director of the Program of Advanced Musculoskeletal Imaging, has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to develop a quicker method to assess changes in the knee that lead to osteoarthritis.
Cleveland Clinic appoints inaugural Bonutti Family Endowed Chair for Musculoskeletal Research. Xiaojuan Li, PhD, will develop powerful imaging tools for the staging and phenotyping of disease and predicting patient outcomes.
Our newly formed Program of Advanced Musculoskeletal Imaging (PAMI) is developing novel quantitative MRI techniques for improving early diagnosis and prognosis for OA and PTOA. Dr. Li and colleagues explain.
Our findings reveal that bariatric surgery and the resulting massive weight loss have the potential to considerably improve health-related quality of life for patients suffering from OA for up to three years.
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Subgroup analyses from the PRECISION trial allow rheumatologists to offer individualized treatment to OA and RA patients on chronic NSAIDs.
Orthopaedic surgeons at Cleveland Clinic will perform the first prospective, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter feasibility study to examine the safety and efficacy of pulsed electromagnetic fields knee braces in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
The Walch classification is the most frequently utilized method for defining glenohumeral pathology in osteoarthritis. Adding two new glenoid types increases inter-rater reliability and offers a more reproducible system.
PRP is emerging as a cost-effective, minimally invasive way to reduce osteoarthritis-associated knee pain and morbidity in the active aging population.
Patients generally acknowledge that being obese is “unhelpful” to their joints, but they often tend to believe their osteoarthritis primarily is caused by heredity or injury.