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Diagnosis and screening

21-07-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Article

A naturally ageing knee, or development of early knee osteoarthritis?

Magnusson K et al. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.04.020

19-07-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Defining acute flares in knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review

Parry EL, Thomas MJ, Peat G. BMJ Open 2018; 8: e019804. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019804

04-07-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Early morphologic changes in trapeziometacarpal joint bones with osteoarthritis

Schneider MTY et al. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.06.008

03-07-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Measurement properties for the revised patient-reported OsteoArthritis Quality Indicator questionnaire

Østerås N et al. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.06.007

13-06-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Review | Article

Molecular transport in articular cartilage: What have we learned from the past 50 years?

DiDomenico CD, Lintz M, Bonassar LJ. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018; 14: 393–403. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0033-5

08-06-2018 | Pain | Review | Article

Cannabinoids for the treatment of rheumatic diseases: Where do we stand?

Katz-Talmor D et al. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0025-5

21-05-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Prediction of midlife hand osteoarthritis in young men

Magnusson K et al. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.05.010

11-05-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Review | Article

The role of radiography and MRI for eligibility assessment in DMOAD trials of knee OA

Roemer FW et al. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018; 14: 372–380. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0010-z

01-05-2018 | Diagnosis and screening | News

Radiographic scoring system shows potential for differentiating PsA from OA

Results of a pilot study suggest that a radiographic scoring system may be able to distinguish patients with psoriatic arthritis from those with nodal osteoarthritis.

30-04-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Effects of glucosamine in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Ogata T et al. Clin Rheumatol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4106-2

20-04-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Trabecular bone texture detected by plain radiography is associated with MRI-defined osteophytes in finger joints of women without radiographic osteoarthritis

Wolski M et al. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.04.007

24-01-2018 | Pathogenesis | Review | Article

Moving towards a molecular taxonomy of autoimmune rheumatic diseases

Barturen G et al. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018; 14: 75–93. doi: 10.1038/nrrheum.2017.220

08-07-2017 | Osteoarthritis | Review | Article

Rapidly progressive osteoarthritis: A review of the clinical and radiologic presentation

The authors review the distinct clinical and radiographic features that may lead to prompt diagnosis of rapidly progressive osteoarthritis and thus obviate unnecessary and costly diagnostic workup.

Flemming DJ, Gustas-French CN. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2017;19:42. doi:10.1007/s11926-017-0665-5

23-03-2017 | Osteoarthritis | Article

A novel method of evaluating knee joint stability of patients with knee osteoarthritis: Multiscale entropy analysis with a knee-aiming task

This study proposes a novel index of knee joint stability which is feasible for quantitatively depicting knee stability and is a valuable tool to evaluate the effects of postoperative rehabilitation for knee osteoarthritis.

Zhou D et al. Scientific Reports 2017;7:354. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00411-5

14-03-2017 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging to detect cartilage loss in severe osteoarthritis of the first carpometacarpal joint: comparison with histological evaluation

The authors assessed that magnetic resonance imaging detects the overall extent of cartilage loss in patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis but may have limitations in severe cartilage damage.

Saltzherr MS et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2017;19:55. doi:10.1186/s13075-017-1262-8

02-02-2017 | Osteoarthritis | Review | Article

Synovitis in osteoarthritis: current understanding with therapeutic implications

This article reviews knowledge on the prevalence of synovitis in osteoarthritis and its role in symptoms and structural progression, and explores lessons learnt from targeting synovitis therapeutically.

Mathiessen A & Conaghan PG. Arthritis Res Ther 2017;19:18. doi:10.1186/s13075-017-1229-9

27-10-2016 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Protein oxidation, nitration and glycation biomarkers for early-stage diagnosis of osteoarthritis of the knee and typing and progression of arthritic disease

The authors concluded that oxidized, nitrated, and glycated amino acids with hydroxyproline and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody status provide a test of high sensitivity and specificity for early-stage diagnosis of osteoarthritis.

Ahmed U et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2016;18:250. doi:10.1186/s13075-016-1154-3

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