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Pathogenesis and treatment of osteoarthritis.

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Kraus, VB
Published in: Med Clin North Am
January 1997

OA represents the final common pathway of a number of pathologic processes. The challenge is to define and classify the subsets of OA to understand the causes and to devise specific therapies. Effective chondroprotective therapies will be most useful when applied to high-risk individuals before the emergence of symptomatic OA. This will be feasible only with an improved understanding of the complex interaction of genes and environment in the OA disease process. Moreover, identifying the heritable bases of this disease will provide insight into the molecular mechanisms of the complex pathway that results in OA. Clinicians who encounter and treat OA patients can look forward to the development of more effective and innovative therapies based on a rapidly improving understanding of OA.

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Med Clin North Am

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0025-7125

Publication Date

January 1997

Volume

81

Issue

1

Start / End Page

85 / 112

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Risk Factors
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Molecular Biology
  • Humans
  • General & Internal Medicine
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Environment
  • Disease Progression
  • Cartilage, Articular
  • 3202 Clinical sciences
 

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Kraus, V. B. (1997). Pathogenesis and treatment of osteoarthritis. Med Clin North Am, 81(1), 85–112. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0025-7125(05)70506-x
Kraus, V. B. “Pathogenesis and treatment of osteoarthritis.Med Clin North Am 81, no. 1 (January 1997): 85–112. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0025-7125(05)70506-x.
Kraus VB. Pathogenesis and treatment of osteoarthritis. Med Clin North Am. 1997 Jan;81(1):85–112.
Kraus, V. B. “Pathogenesis and treatment of osteoarthritis.Med Clin North Am, vol. 81, no. 1, Jan. 1997, pp. 85–112. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/s0025-7125(05)70506-x.
Kraus VB. Pathogenesis and treatment of osteoarthritis. Med Clin North Am. 1997 Jan;81(1):85–112.
Journal cover image

Published In

Med Clin North Am

DOI

ISSN

0025-7125

Publication Date

January 1997

Volume

81

Issue

1

Start / End Page

85 / 112

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Risk Factors
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Molecular Biology
  • Humans
  • General & Internal Medicine
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Environment
  • Disease Progression
  • Cartilage, Articular
  • 3202 Clinical sciences