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  • Can aspirin prevent arthritis?

    Can aspirin prevent arthritis?

    Aspirin, widely used in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, in low dose, has anti–inflammatory and vasculo-protective effects: both of these processes contribute to the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. In a new study, low dose aspirin use was associated with reduced medial tibial cartilage loss over 2 years in people with knee osteoarthritis. This data is hypothesis generating and clinical trials are required to confirm efficacy. If this hypothesis is confirmed, low dose aspirin may be used to reduce the progression of knee osteoarthritis.

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  • What is hip replacement?

    What is hip replacement?

    Hip replacements — the surgical repair of an aged or injured natural hip joint by adding an artificial joint, or implant — date back three centuries. Reasons for these implants are the same now as then: a fracture or similar injury to the hip, arthritis or a wearing down of the joint over time. The goal is to reduce pain and increase mobility.

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  • Is there a value in knee arthroscopy?

    Is there a value in knee arthroscopy?

    Knee arthroscopy is a common procedure—more than 700,000 are performed each year in the U.S. But a new study questions its efficacy.

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    Vestibulum ante ipsum

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    Vehicula tortor felis

    Sed venenatis bibendum nisl, eget iaculis tortor imperdiet vel. In ut leo ut dui porta tincidunt. Aliquam erat volutpat. Vestibulum volutpat malesuada urna, in mollis tellus vehicula vitae. Fusce sed leo risus. Duis sagittis velit non lectus viverra cursus. Sed vel sagittis urna. Aliquam laoreet rutrum eros eu pretium.

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