"Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis, Treatment and Surgery" ed. by Qian Chen
InTeOpP | 2012 | ISBN: 9535101684 9789535101680 | 415 pages | PDF | 20 MB
This is a book that summarizes recent advance in Osteoarthritis (OA) diagnosis, treatment, and surgery. It includes wide ranging topics from the cutting edge gene therapy to alternative medicine.
In this book, different surgical methods are described to restore the function of the joints.
In addition, various treatment options are presented, mainly to reduce the pain and enhance the life quality of the OA patients.
Part 1: General Treatment of OA
1 Long-Term Treatment of Osteoarthritis Pain: Achieving a Balance Between Efficacy and Tolerability for a Successful Chronic Therapy
2 Characterization of Live and Experimentally Degenerated Hyaline Cartilage with Thermal Analysis
3 Topical and Regional Treatment for Osteoarthritis
4 Intra-Articular Injections for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: Focus on the Clinical Use of Several Regimens
5 Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: What is New
6 Gene Therapy for Human Osteoarthritis
Part 2: Alternative Treatment of OA
7 Peloidotherapy in Osteoarthritis-Modulation of Oxidative Stress
8 Ginger and Osteoarthritis
Part 3: OA in Upper Extremity (Hand, Wrist, Shoulder, and Elbow)
9 Osteoarthritis of the Wrist
10 Osteoarthritis of the Trapeziometacarpal Joint (TMJ): A Review of the Literature
11 Low Level Laser Therapy in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Arthritis: Questions and Answers
Part 4: Diagnosis of OA in Lower Extremity (Hip, Knee, and Ankle)
12 Treatment Preferences in Patients with Knee or Hip Osteoarthritis: An Overview
13 The Plica: Is a New Aetiological Factor in the Knee Osteoarthritis?
14 Knee Osteoarthritis and Associated Periarticular Conditions: Iliotibial Band Friction and Baker Cyst
15 Evaluation of In Vivo Proteolytic Activity
16 Phonoarthrography: A New Technique for Recording Joint Sounds
Part 5: Sugery of OA in Lower Extremity (Hip, Knee, and Ankle)
17 Surgery for Osteoarthritis of the Knee
18 High Tibial Open-Wedge Osteotomy - New Techniques and Early Results
Part 6: Treatment of OA in Lower Extremity (Hip, Knee, and Ankle)
19 Ultrasound Guided Hip Injection Techniques
20 Hyaluronate for the Treatment of Ankle Osteoarthritis
21 Knee Health Promotion Option for Osteoarthritic Knee: Cartilage Regeneration is Possible
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