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Abstracts on arthritis from proceedings of orthopaedic meetings & societies

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An Introduction to Gout

The amount of evidence concerning gout is surprisingly limited. This essay examines what is common knowledge from contemporary textbooks, to be supplemented by searching for evidence on treatment from systematic reviews, or clinical trials. Bandolier site

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High Tibial Osteotomy Wheeless

- indications for HTO:
- associated conditions:
- posterolateral corner deficiency
- osteoarthritis of the knee:
- motivation for procedure:
- narrowed medial cartilaginous space may regenerate (and associated degenerative features may reverse) if weight bearing stresses are partially shifted from the medial to the lateral side of the knee (shifting the mechanical axis from relative varus to valgus);
- results of osteotomy about the knee are most dependent on the limb alignment and joint line inclination after surgery;
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

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Management of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Management of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. SIGN Guideline
SIGN Publication No. 48 ISBN 1899893 37 7 Published December 2000

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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

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Arthritis Treatment Guidelines

Index of Guidelines proposed by the American College of Rheumatology

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International League of Associations for Rheumatology Glossary of Rhematology Terms

International League of Associations for Rheumatology Information about arthritis and rheumatism and the world of rheumatology.

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Osteoarthritis

Detailed sections include: Clinical Presentation, Treatments, Pathophysiology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Guidelines. References. Published by the Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University.

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Physician's Guide to Fibromyalgia Syndrome

A Physician's Guide to Fibromyalgia Syndrome

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Rheumatoid Arthrititis

Includes detailed sections: Clinical Presentation, Treatments, Pathophysiology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Guidelines. Also includes a Patient Tool: Rheumatoid Arthritis Activity Minder. Published by the Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University.

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Spondyloarthropathy

The Department of Orthopaedics is actively involved in quality patient care, teaching, and research concerning bone and joint problems. Special areas of expertise include foot and ankle, hand and microvascular, hip and knee, arthritis, sports medicine, pe

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