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The objective of this study is to obtain and compare bilateral elbow joint synovial fluid from patients with unilateral intraarticular elbow fracture and a contralateral healthy appearing elbow joint. The synovial fluid samples will undergo several forms of analysis for metabolites and proteins. Matched-pair statistical analysis will be performed to determine the metabolites and proteins that may play the greatest role in development of joint contracture.
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Synovial Fluid Analysis
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-26T12:38:22-0400
To analyze the relationship between composition of synovial fluid and its lubrication properties
The primary aim of the study is to evaluate the effects of two local cryotherapy (ice or cold gas) applications on arthritic knees. Evaluation criteria (before/after treatment): ...
For the non-surgical treatment of distal radius fractures in adults a variety cast options are available, including or not the elbow joint. The literature is inconclusive regarding the nee...
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...
Nociceptin/Orphanin is a novel opioid peptide system associated with inflammatory response. Currently is it uncertain as to the presence of absence of nociceptin in synovial fluid of patie...
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The lateral collateral ligament (LCL) complex of the elbow is a capsuloligamentous structure, critical for elbow stability. Though isolated ligamentous injuries have been reported in literature, there...
An adolescent, right hand-dominant, baseball pitcher presented to sports medicine clinic with posterolateral right elbow pain over 4 months. He rated his pain as 8/10 with pitching, especially at the ...
Synovial sarcoma (SS) is a malignant soft tissue tumor representing 5-10% of all soft tissue sarcomas. Most synovial sarcomas are found at the extremities, especially in the lower limbs. A 28-year-old...
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. It contains mucin, albumin, fat, and mineral salts and serves to lubricate joints.
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.
A fluid-filled sac lined with SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE that provides a cushion between bones, tendons and/or muscles around a joint.
The inner membrane of a joint capsule surrounding a freely movable joint. It is loosely attached to the external fibrous capsule and secretes SYNOVIAL FLUID.
Puncture and aspiration of fluid (e.g., SYNOVIAL FLUID) from a joint cavity. It is used sometimes to irrigate or administer drugs into a joint cavity.
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 ...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...