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Dr. Serena Guiducci  
Department of Biomedicine, Division of Rheumatology
University of Florence
Florence
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Osteoarthritis: The Need for Innovative Therapeutic Interventions

Author(s): Ann K. Rosenthal.

Abstract:

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in adults and is projected to increase in prevalence as the population ages. This review summarizes the currently available management strategies for osteoarthritis, the rationale behind their use, and the current data supporting their efficacy. It underscores the need for new and effective therapies for this common and disabling condition.

Keywords: Osteoarthritis, treatment

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Article Details

VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2009
Page: [3 - 7]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/157339709787315339