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Resistin is an adipocytokine associated with inflammation and insulin resistance. Recent studies have shown that resistin plays an important role in the pathogenesis and progression in osteoarthritis (OA) patients. The current study was aimed at investigating the relationship between resistin in serum and synovial fluid (SF) and disease severity in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
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Name: Journal of clinical laboratory analysis
The current study was carried out to investigate the serum and synovial fluid (SF) alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH) levels in correlation with disease severity in primary knee osteoarthri...
To establish "normal" ranges for synovial thickness and effusion detected by ultrasound (US) and to determine cut-offs associated with knee pain (KP) and radiographic knee osteoarthritis (RKOA) in the...
Macrophages, whether M1 or M2 subtype, have been found to be implicated in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA). However, no study regarding the status of M1 and M2 macrophages has been reported in...
(200 / 250 WORDS): Most advanced knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients experience chronic pain resistant to cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibitors. However, the cells and molecules involved in this advanced OA p...
Hit, Lead & Candidate Discovery This study investigated the effects of a natural phenolic compound quercetin on surgical-induced osteoarthritis (OA) in rabbits. Forty-eight New Zealand White rabbits w...
The purpose of the current study is to assess the ability of alpha-2-macroglobulin treatment to reduce the level of pro-inflammatory synovial fluid biomarkers in patients with osteoarthrit...
The purpose of this study is to determine if an anti-inflammatory drug, called infliximab, will reduce inflammation in the synovial lining in patients with an early stage of osteoarthritis...
The purpose of this study is to screen orthopedic surgery patients with and without a diagnosis of osteoarthritis for the presence of 11 pathogens associated with periodontal disease (PD) ...
The effect of Euflexxa therapy for knee osteoarthritis on levels of inflammatory and degenerative synovial fluid bio-markers in patients with knee osteoarthritis
To analyze the relationship between composition of synovial fluid and its lubrication properties
Non-neoplastic tumor-like lesions at joints, developed from the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE of a joint through the JOINT CAPSULE into the periarticular tissues. They are filled with SYNOVIAL FLUID with a smooth and translucent appearance. A synovial cyst can develop from any joint, but most commonly at the back of the knee, where it is known as POPLITEAL CYST.
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. It contains mucin, albumin, fat, and mineral salts and serves to lubricate joints.
A 12-kDa cysteine-rich polypeptide hormone secreted by FAT CELLS in the ADIPOSE TISSUE. It is the founding member of the resistin-like molecule (RELM) hormone family. Resistin suppresses the ability of INSULIN to stimulate cellular GLUCOSE uptake.
A fluid-filled sac lined with SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE that provides a cushion between bones, tendons and/or muscles around a joint.
A SYNOVIAL CYST located in the back of the knee, in the popliteal space arising from the semimembranous bursa or the knee joint.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...