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81. Effect of Opioid vs Nonopioid Medications on Pain-Related Function in Patients With Chronic Back Pain or Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: The SPACE Randomized Clinical Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of Opioid vs Nonopioid Medications on Pain-Related Function in Patients With Chronic Back Pain or Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: The SPACE Randomized Clinical Trial. Limited evidence is available regarding long-term outcomes of opioids compared with nonopioid medications for chronic pain.To compare opioid vs nonopioid medications over 12 months on pain-related function, pain intensity, and adverse effects.Pragmatic, 12-month, randomized trial with masked outcome assessment. Patients (...) were recruited from Veterans Affairs primary care clinics from June 2013 through December 2015; follow-up was completed December 2016. Eligible patients had moderate to severe chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain despite analgesic use. Of 265 patients enrolled, 25 withdrew prior to randomization and 240 were randomized.Both interventions (opioid and nonopioid medication therapy) followed a treat-to-target strategy aiming for improved pain and function. Each intervention had its own

2018 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

82. Ultrasound-Guided Genicular Nerve Block for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial of Local Anesthetic Alone or in Combination with Corticosteroid (Abstract)

Ultrasound-Guided Genicular Nerve Block for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial of Local Anesthetic Alone or in Combination with Corticosteroid Recently, several studies suggested that radiofrequency (RF) ablation of the genicular nerves is a safe and effective therapeutic procedure for intractable pain associated with chronic knee osteoarthritis (OA). Diagnostic genicular nerve block (GNB) with local anesthetic has been generally conducted before making decisions (...) regarding RF ablation. Although GNB has been recently performed together with corticosteroid, the analgesic effects of corticosteroids for treating chronic pain remain controversial.The current study aims to assess the effects of combining corticosteroids and local anesthesia during ultrasound-guided GNB in patients with chronic knee OA.A randomized, double-blinded institutional study.This study took place at Asan Medical Center in Seoul, Korea.Forty-eight patients with chronic knee OA were randomly

2018 EvidenceUpdates

83. Intra-articular ozone or hyaluronic acid injection: Which one is superior in patients with knee osteoarthritis? A 6-month randomized clinical trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Intra-articular ozone or hyaluronic acid injection: Which one is superior in patients with knee osteoarthritis? A 6-month randomized clinical trial Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common disease, imposing a great burden through pain and decreased function. There are many therapeutic modalities including non-pharmacologic choices and oral, topical, and intra-articular medications. New studies have shown promising results for ozone application in knee OA. Our aim was to compare the effects of ozone (...) therapy versus hyaluronic acid (HA) intra-articular injection in knee OA patients.In this randomized clinical trial, a total of 174 patients with more than 3 months of chronic pain or swelling in the knee joints along with consistent imaging findings were enrolled and randomly allocated into two groups of HA and ozone, which were planned to undergo 3 weekly injections of HA (Hyalgan®) and 10 mL of a 30 μg/mL ozone solution, respectively. Patients were evaluated at baseline and 6 months after the last

2018 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

84. Growth Factors Levels Determine Efficacy of Platelets Rich Plasma Injection in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Double Blind Noninferiority Trial Compared With Viscosupplementation (Abstract)

osteoarthritis received a single injection of either PRP (26 patients) or HA (28 patients). They were assessed at baseline and at 1, 3, and 6 months. The primary endpoint was the change in Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC) score at 3 months, and secondary endpoints were responders' rate (improvement of at least 5 points or 40% of WOMAC total score at 3 months) of pain evaluation and patient's subjective satisfaction. Cell counts and the contents of vascular endothelial growth (...) Growth Factors Levels Determine Efficacy of Platelets Rich Plasma Injection in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Double Blind Noninferiority Trial Compared With Viscosupplementation To assess the noninferiority of a single platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection compared with hyaluronic acid (HA), to alleviate pain and enhance functional capacity in knee osteoarthritis, and identify biological characteristics of PRP that may affect their efficacy.Fifty-four patients with symptomatic knee

2018 EvidenceUpdates

85. Spine–hip relations in patients with hip osteoarthritis Full Text available with Trip Pro

Spine–hip relations in patients with hip osteoarthritis Patients with hip osteoarthritis often have an abnormal spine-hip relation (SHR), meaning the presence of a clinically deleterious spine-hip and/or hip-spine syndrome.Definition of the individual SHR is ideally done using the EOS® imaging system or, if not available, with conventional lumbopelvic lateral radiographs.By pre-operatively screening patients with abnormal SHR, it is possible to refine total hip replacement (THR) surgical

2018 EFORT open reviews

86. Hydroxychloroquine Effectiveness in Reducing Symptoms of Hand Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Hydroxychloroquine Effectiveness in Reducing Symptoms of Hand Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Synovitis is believed to play a role in producing symptoms in persons with hand osteoarthritis, but data on slow-acting anti-inflammatory treatments are sparse.To determine the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine versus placebo as an analgesic treatment of hand osteoarthritis.Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with 12-month follow-up. (ISRCTN registry number: ISRCTN91859104 (...) ).13 primary and secondary care centers in England.Of 316 patients screened, 248 participants (82% women; mean age, 62.7 years) with symptomatic (pain ≥4 on a 0- to 10-point visual analogue scale) and radiographic hand osteoarthritis were randomly assigned and 210 (84.7%) completed the 6-month primary end point.Hydroxychloroquine (200 to 400 mg) or placebo (1:1) for 12 months with ongoing usual care.The primary end point was average hand pain during the previous 2 weeks (on a 0- to 10-point

2018 Annals of Internal Medicine Controlled trial quality: predicted high

87. Self-Acupressure for Older Adults With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Self-Acupressure for Older Adults With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial This double-blind randomized controlled trial aimed to test the efficacy of self-administered acupressure for pain and physical function improvement for older adults with knee osteoarthritis (OA).Participants were community-dwelling adults with symptomatic knee OA (n = 150, mean age 73 years), randomized to 1 of 3 groups: verum acupressure, sham acupressure, or usual care. Participants (...) in the verum and sham groups, but not those in the usual care group, were taught to self-apply acupressure once daily, 5 days/week for 8 weeks. Assessments were collected during center visits at baseline, and at 4 and 8 weeks. In addition, pain level was assessed weekly by phone using a numeric rating scale (NRS). Outcomes included the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) pain subscale (primary), and subjective and objective physical function measures and the NRS

2018 EvidenceUpdates

88. Mucoid degeneration of the cruciate ligaments in osteoarthritis under primary total knee arthroplasty Full Text available with Trip Pro

Mucoid degeneration of the cruciate ligaments in osteoarthritis under primary total knee arthroplasty Mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) with osteoarthritis is rarely reported. We experienced two knee osteoarthritic patients who had symptomatic mucoid degeneration of their ACL, and their PCL was also diagnosed as mucoid degeneration in histological evaluation. Preoperative radiological evaluation could not reveal precisely whether (...) the degeneration had extended to the PCL. We obtained good clinical results treating them with posterior-stabilized (PS) total knee arthroplasty (TKA) sacrificing both ligaments. In cases of osteoarthritis with mucoid degenerated ACL, PS TKA should be considered, sacrificing both cruciate ligaments, because mucoid degeneration might expand both cruciate ligaments.

2018 Asia-Pacific journal of sports medicine, arthroscopy, rehabilitation and technology

89. In adults with ankle OA, is hyaluronic acid injection better than no treatment or conservative treatment, for pain, function, and patient satisfaction?

setting Adults, OA, osteoarthritis, lower limb, talocrural joint, joint pain Getting Evidence into Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal Research Facilitation Group (CAT Group) Date: July 2018 CAT Lead: Ben Lannie Date CAT to be reviewed: July 2020 Email: ben_lannie@btinternet.com Date CAT: July 2018: Intervention or Exposure Hyaluronic in- jections Hyaluronic injections Comparison, if any Conservative treatment physiotherapy, exercise, conserva- tive management, advice, leaflets, education, heat, ice (...) In adults with ankle OA, is hyaluronic acid injection better than no treatment or conservative treatment, for pain, function, and patient satisfaction? Getting Evidence into Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal Research Facilitation Group (CAT Group) Date: July 2018 CAT Lead: Ben Lannie Date CAT to be reviewed: July 2020 Email: ben_lannie@btinternet.com Date CAT: July 2018: Specific Question: In adults with ankle OA is hyaluronic acid injection better than no treatment or conservative treatment

2018 Public Health England

90. In adults with ankle osteoarthritis (OA) is conservative management (excluding injections)/rehabilitation/exercise better than no treatment for pain/swelling/quality of lifte/function/delaying or preventing surgery?

In adults with ankle osteoarthritis (OA) is conservative management (excluding injections)/rehabilitation/exercise better than no treatment for pain/swelling/quality of lifte/function/delaying or preventing surgery? Getting Evidence into Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal Research Facilitation Group (CAT Group) Date: October 2018 CAT Lead: Ben Lannie Date CAT completed: October 2018 Email: maddocksclinic@btconnect.com Date CAT to be reviewed: October 2020 Specific Question: In adults with ankle (...) osteoarthritis (OA) is conservative management (excluding injections) / rehabilitation / exercise better than no treatment for pain / swelling / quality of life / function / delaying or preventing surgery? Clinical Bottom Line There is no published literature to answer the specific question Due to the lack of clear evidence for benefits and harms of conservative management for adults with ankle OA, it would be sensible to recommend audits of current clinical practice within local/regional services/pathways

2018 Public Health England

91. MRI for Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

MRI for Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines MRI for Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need MRI for Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines MRI for Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Last updated: March 2, 2018 Project Number: RA0950-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What (...) is the clinical effectiveness of MRI for the diagnosis of osteoarthritis? What are the evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis of osteoarthritis? Key Message Two systematic reviews, five non-randomized studies, and three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of MRI for the diagnosis of osteoarthritis. Files Rapid Response Reference List Published : March 2, 2018 Follow us: © 2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Get our newsletter:

2018 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

92. Monoclonal Antibodies for Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee

Monoclonal Antibodies for Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee Monoclonal Antibodies for Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee | CADTH.ca CADTH Document Viewer Monoclonal Antibodies for Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee Table of Contents Search this document Monoclonal Antibodies for Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee July 2018 Summary Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common and chronic disease of the synovial joints caused by biomechanical factors, inflammation, and joint tissue damage. The current (...) therapeutic options include non-pharmacologic therapy and topical analgesics, followed by oral analgesics and injectable agents, followed by surgery for end-stage disease. OA typically affects the knees, hips, hands, spine, and feet. Treatment with anti-nerve growth factors monoclonal antibodies (anti-NGFs) may improve joint pain and physical function, as nerve growth factor is associated with chronic pain conditions, and is elevated in the joints of patients with osteoarthritis. Within the indication

2018 CADTH - Issues in Emerging Health Technologies

93. Osteoarthritis

, subchondral sclerosis, and osteophytes. Treatments are non-pharmacological and pharmacological. Joint replacement surgery is effective for controlling the pain of osteoarthritis in advanced disease. Definition Osteoarthritis (OA) is the result of mechanical and biological events that destabilise the normal process of degradation and synthesis of articular cartilage chondrocytes, extracellular matrix, and subchondral bone. It involves the entire joint, including the articular cartilage, subchondral bone (...) Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Osteoarthritis Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: March 2018 Summary A degenerative joint disorder; prevalence increases with age. Most commonly affected joints are the knee, hip, hands, and lumbar and cervical spine. Presents with joint pain and stiffness that is typically worse with activity. Radiographs show loss of joint space

2018 BMJ Best Practice

94. Exercise, Manual Therapy, and Booster Sessions in Knee Osteoarthritis: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis From a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Exercise, Manual Therapy, and Booster Sessions in Knee Osteoarthritis: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis From a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial 29088393 2019 04 19 2019 04 19 1538-6724 98 1 2018 01 01 Physical therapy Phys Ther Exercise, Manual Therapy, and Booster Sessions in Knee Osteoarthritis: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis From a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. 16-27 10.1093/ptj/pzx104 Bove Allyn M AM Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (...) States P30 AG024827 AG NIA NIH HHS United States Journal Article Multicenter Study Randomized Controlled Trial Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S. United States Phys Ther 0022623 0031-9023 AIM IM Aged Combined Modality Therapy Cost-Benefit Analysis Exercise Therapy economics methods Female Follow-Up Studies Health Care Costs statistics & numerical data Humans Male Middle Aged Musculoskeletal Manipulations economics methods Osteoarthritis, Knee economics

2018 EvidenceUpdates

95. Cost-Utility Analysis of High Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid for Knee Osteoarthritis in Everyday Clinical Care in Patients at a Working Age: An Economic Evaluation of a Randomized Clinical Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cost-Utility Analysis of High Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid for Knee Osteoarthritis in Everyday Clinical Care in Patients at a Working Age: An Economic Evaluation of a Randomized Clinical Trial Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is associated with high medical costs and especially with high productivity costs, in particular in patients in their working years. High molecular weight (HMW) hyaluronic acid (HA) is an alternative treatment for nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, which are known (...) for their serious side-effects. The cost-utility of intraarticular HMW-HA treatment in these patients is unknown, however, and was assessed in this study.Secondary care patients ages 18-65 years with knee OA were randomized to usual care plus HMW-HA (intervention group) or to usual care only (control group). A cost-utility analysis over 52 weeks from the societal and health care perspective was performed. Uncertainty for costs, effects, and cost-utility ratio was analyzed by nonparametric bootstrapping

2018 EvidenceUpdates

96. Internet Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression in Older Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

followup (week 24) end points. Patients were allocated to either a 10-week iCBT program for depression added to treatment as usual (TAU) or to a TAU control group. Primary outcomes were depression symptoms (9-Item Patient Health Questionnaire [PHQ-9]) and psychological distress (Kessler-10 [K-10]). Secondary outcomes included arthritis self-efficacy (Arthritis Self-Efficacy Scale [ASES]), OA pain, stiffness, physical function (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index [WOMAC (...) Internet Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression in Older Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial To determine the efficacy of an internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (iCBT) program for depression in older adults with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and comorbid major depressive disorder (MDD).We conducted a randomized controlled trial in 69 adults (ages ≥50 years) meeting criteria for MDD and OA of the knee with 1-week postintervention (week 11) and 3-month

2018 EvidenceUpdates

97. Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized, Crossover Clinical Trial Comparing the Safety and Effectiveness of Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation With Corticosteroid Injection in the Management of Knee Pain From Osteoarthritis Full Text available with Trip Pro

Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized, Crossover Clinical Trial Comparing the Safety and Effectiveness of Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation With Corticosteroid Injection in the Management of Knee Pain From Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee affects the aging population and has an associated influence on the health care system. Rigorous studies evaluating radiofrequency ablation for OA-related knee pain are lacking. This study compared long-term clinical safety and effectiveness (...) of cooled radiofrequency ablation (CRFA) with intra-articular steroid (IAS) injection in managing OA-related knee pain.This is a prospective, multicenter, randomized trial with 151 subjects with chronic (≥6 months) knee pain that was unresponsive to conservative modalities. Knee pain (Numeric Rating Scale [NRS]), Oxford Knee Score, overall treatment effect (Global Perceived Effect), analgesic drug use, and adverse events were compared between CRFA and IAS cohorts at 1, 3, and 6 months after

2018 EvidenceUpdates

98. Preoperative Pain Neuroscience Education Combined With Knee Joint Mobilization for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Preoperative Pain Neuroscience Education Combined With Knee Joint Mobilization for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial This study aimed to first compare the effects of a preoperative treatment combining pain neuroscience education (PNE) with knee joint mobilization versus biomedical education with knee joint mobilization on central sensitization (CS) in patients with knee osteoarthritis, both before and after surgery. Second, we wanted to compare the effects of both interventions (...) on knee pain, disability, and psychosocial variables.Forty-four patients with knee osteoarthritis were allocated to receive 4 sessions of either PNE combined with knee joint mobilization or biomedical education with knee joint mobilization before surgery. All participants completed self-administered questionnaires and quantitative sensory testing was performed at baseline, after treatment and at a 1 month follow-up (all before surgery), and at 3 months after surgery.Significant and clinically relevant

2018 EvidenceUpdates

99. Osteoarthritis

in men [ ; ]. Obesity — increases the load on weight-bearing joints; increases the risk of developing knee osteoarthritis more than threefold, and accelerates disease progression [ ; ]. High bone density — increases risk for development of osteoarthritis [ ]. Low bone density — increases risk for rapid progression of knee and hip osteoarthritis [ ]. Biomechanical Joint injury and damage — damage to bone, cartilage, or ligaments; history of inflammatory arthropathy can adversely affect joint (...) that lines the joint capsule). In some people, these repair processes may alleviate symptoms, but in others they cannot fully compensate for the joint damage, and symptoms of pain and stiffness may occur. Any synovial joint can be involved, and the most commonly affected peripheral joints are the knees, then the hips, and the small joints of the hand. [ ; ; ] Prevalence How common is it? Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease worldwide, affecting an estimated 10% of men and 18% of women over 60

2018 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

100. The effect of pregabalin or duloxetine on arthritis pain: a clinical and mechanistic study in people with hand osteoarthritis Full Text available with Trip Pro

The effect of pregabalin or duloxetine on arthritis pain: a clinical and mechanistic study in people with hand osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent arthritis worldwide and is characterized by chronic pain and impaired physical function. We hypothesized that heightened pain in hand OA could be reduced with duloxetine or pregabalin. In this prospective, randomized clinical study, we recruited 65 participants, aged 40-75 years, with a Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) for pain (...) , the pregabalin group showed improvement for NRS pain (P=0.023), AUSCAN pain (P=0.008), and AUSCAN function (P=0.009), but no difference between duloxetine and placebo (P>0.05) was observed. In the per protocol analysis, NRS pain was reduced for pregabalin (P<0.0001) and duloxetine (P=0.029) compared to placebo. We conclude that centrally acting analgesics improve pain outcomes in people with hand arthritis, offering new treatment paradigms for OA pain.

2017 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain