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19:20 EDT 30th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Treatment for chronic synovitis of knee: arthroscopic or open synovectomy.

Chronic synovitis of knee joints that cannot be treated by conservative measure effectively can be treated successfully by the operations through resecting the inflamed synovium. The operations include open synovectomy and arthroscopic synovectomy. The purpose of this study is to compare the two operations in alleviating symptoms and cosmetic effect. There were 42 patients in this study, and they suffered from chronic synovitis of knee joints, including rheumatoid arthritis and non-specific synovitis. Twent...

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Effectiveness of arthroscopic synovectomy in treatment of pigmented villonodular synovitis of knee.

To explore the effectivness of arthroscopic synovectomy in the treatment of pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) of the knee.

Follow-up results of arthroscopic synovectomy for the rheumatoid knee.

Abstract Arthroscopic synovectomy (ASS) of a rheumatoid knee is performed in cases of intractable synovitis. This spares the articular cartilage, and is an effective and simple treatment for chronic k...

Refractory Arthrographis kalrae native knee joint infection.

Rare reports of infection with Arthrographis kalrae have often demonstrated a protracted clinical course. We describe refractory infection of the native knee with Arthrographis kalrae after a penetrat...

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