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Osteoarthritis: The Need for Innovative Therapeutic Interventions

[ Vol. 5 , Issue. 1 ]

Author(s):

Ann K. Rosenthal   Pages 3 - 7 ( 5 )

Abstract:


Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in adults and is projected to increase in prevalence as the population ages. This review summarizes the currently available management strategies for osteoarthritis, the rationale behind their use, and the current data supporting their efficacy. It underscores the need for new and effective therapies for this common and disabling condition.

Keywords:

Osteoarthritis, treatment

Affiliation:

Rheumatology Section/cc- 111W, 5000 W. National Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53295-1000, USA.



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