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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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Arthroscopic synovectomy of the hip joint.

The aim of the treatment is reduction of hip pain through arthroscopic synovectomy of the hip joint, reduction in activity of the synovial disease and removal of loose bodies in chondromatosis.

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Genetic factors play an important role in the pathogenesis of knee osteoarthritis (OA), but which knee structural changes mediate this is unclear. This study aimed to describe the differences in knee ...

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