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Andrew Barr

Andrew J Barr MBBS MRCP is a clinical research fellow at thr Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds and NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research

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  • Joint replacement surgery (pictured) should be considered when a patient with OA suffers persistent debilitating symptoms despite treatment

    Osteoarthritis: managementSubscription

    24 APR 2015

    A wide range of drug classes are used to treat osteoarthritis, although there is a lack of detailed guidance because of the variable nature of the condition.

  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis (in the image, X-ray of knee with OA). Typical OA features seen on X-ray include joint space narrowing, bone spurs, subchondral sclerosis and subchondral cysts

    Osteoarthritis: pathophysiology and diagnosisSubscription

    24 APR 2015Comments (1)

    The diagnosis of the degenerative disorder osteoarthritis is based on clinical signs and risk factors.

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