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Research & Reviews  188 results

Alpha-Defensin and Synovial Proteins to Improve Detection of Pediatric Septic Arthritis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03704766

Aug 9th, 2022 - The purpose of this study is to determine if alpha-defensin and other proteins present in joint fluid may be able to rapidly diagnose bacterial joint infections. Patients with suspected joint infection typically undergo joint aspiration so that te...

Comparing fluoroscopic versus ultrasound guidance in glenohumeral joint aspiration.
https://doi.org/10.1002/pmrj.12873
PM & R : the Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitat... Provo J, Teramoto M et. al.

Jul 16th, 2022 - Joint aspiration is a common technique to aid in diagnosis of glenohumeral pathology. Fluoroscopy and ultrasound are both used as image-guidance methods to increase accuracy of the procedure. There are no prior studies comparing the ability of the...

Gout and Pseudogout
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/329958-print

Jul 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Gout and pseudogout are the 2 most common crystal-induced arthropathies. Gout (see the image below) is caused by monosodium urate monohydrate crystals; pseudogout is caused by calcium pyrophosphate crystals and is more accurate...

Gout and Pseudogout
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/329958-overview

Jul 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Gout and pseudogout are the 2 most common crystal-induced arthropathies. Gout (see the image below) is caused by monosodium urate monohydrate crystals; pseudogout is caused by calcium pyrophosphate crystals and is more accurate...

Gout and Pseudogout
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/329958-overview

Jul 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Gout and pseudogout are the 2 most common crystal-induced arthropathies. Gout (see the image below) is caused by monosodium urate monohydrate crystals; pseudogout is caused by calcium pyrophosphate crystals and is more accurate...

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Guidelines  1 results

EULAR recommendations for calcium pyrophosphate deposition. Part II: management.
https://doi.org/10.1136/ard.2010.139360
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases; Zhang W, Doherty M et. al.

Jan 25th, 2011 - To develop evidence-based recommendations for management of calcium pyrophosphate deposition (CPPD). A multidisciplinary guideline development group of 15 experts, representing 10 European countries, generated key propositions for management of CP...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  8 results

Alpha-Defensin and Synovial Proteins to Improve Detection of Pediatric Septic Arthritis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03704766

Aug 9th, 2022 - The purpose of this study is to determine if alpha-defensin and other proteins present in joint fluid may be able to rapidly diagnose bacterial joint infections. Patients with suspected joint infection typically undergo joint aspiration so that te...

Biologic Therapy to Prevent Osteoarthritis After ACL Injury
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03968913

Jun 24th, 2022 - After appropriate IRB approval at total of 32 active patients who meet the inclusion criteria listed above will be randomized into three treatment groups. A total of 16 patient will be in Group 1 and 16 patients will be in Group 2. An equal number...

Genicular Artery Embolization Versus Observation for the Treatment of Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04682652

Jun 23rd, 2022 - This is a single-center, prospective, open-label randomized trial to compare outcomes of GAE versus observation, and to identify biomarkers and imaging endpoints that change in response to GAE. Subjects will be considered enrolled in the study onc...

PRP vs Corticosteroid in Baker's Cyst
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02249377

Mar 18th, 2020 - The treatment of Baker's Cysts are based on its presentation, asymptomatic cysts are currently managed conservatively, symptomatic cysts are treated with joint aspiration and Corticosteroid injection, which have shown according to literature a dec...

Utilization of Leukocyte Esterase in the Diagnosis of Pediatric Joint Infections
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02032732

Nov 29th, 2018 - Pediatric patients requiring an intra-articular joint aspiration for suspected infection or for other reasons will have a leukocyte esterase test performed on fluid removed from the joint. A convenience sample of consecutive patients will be scree...

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News  21 results

Meningococcal Arthritis Masking as Possible Myeloma
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/avaho/article/158089/lymphoma-plasma-cell-disorders/meningococcal-arthritis-masking-possible
Jan Dyer

Feb 8th, 2018 - For a group of clinicians in Australia, the diagnosis of meningococcal arthritis was “straightforward” except for abnormal serum total protein, anemia, and immunoglobulin results, which suggested their patient might have a hematological disorder s.

Emergency Ultrasound: Ultrasound-Guided Arthrocentesis of the Ankle
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/141859/imaging/emergency-ultrasound-ultrasound-guided-arthrocentesis-ankle
Tamara Washington, MD, Todd Taylor, MD et. al.

Jul 5th, 2017 - Ankle effusions can be quite debilitating, causing band-like swelling and stiffness to the anterior aspect of ankle at the tibiotalar joint. Significant swelling can impair ankle dorsiflexion and plantar flexion.

Whole blood PCR improves diagnosis of pediatric bacterial sepsis
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/140453/infectious-diseases/whole-blood-pcr-improves-diagnosis-pediatric
Bruce Jancin

Jun 14th, 2017 - MADRID – Whole blood multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) holds considerable promise as a rapid noninvasive test to improve diagnosis of life-threatening bacterial infections in children with suspected sepsis yet negative blood cultures, Clar.

Study provides best support to date for using ultrasound to detect gout
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/116358/gout/study-provides-best-support-date-using-ultrasound-detect-gout
Randy Dotinga

Oct 25th, 2016 - Ultrasound examination of patients with at least one swollen joint or a subcutaneous nodule detected gout with a sensitivity of 76. 9% and specificity of 84.

Glenohumeral Joint Sepsis Caused by Streptococcus mitis: A Case Report
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/113337/rheumatology/glenohumeral-joint-sepsis-caused-streptococcus-mitis-case-report/page/0/1?channel=264

Sep 26th, 2016 - The main routes for developing septic arthritis include direct inoculation secondary to penetrating trauma or hematologic spread. 10 Coatsworth and colleagues11 reported on iatrogenic S mitis septic arthritis of a shoulder arthroplasty during ultra.

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