Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Journal Blog

In an effort to promote more dynamic discussion on areas of controversy, we have established the OAC Blog. This is a digitally moderated forum to facilitate online discussion.

 

Posted by on 2022-11-20

Leptin, an adipokine with pleiotropic activities, has been the subject of innovative research into the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. It is of interest due to its role at the interface between metabolism and immune homeostasis. We have received a commentary by Dr. Virginia…

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Posted by on 2022-11-07

Intra-articular (IA) corticosteroids are widely used treatment for pain from symptomatic knee OA. Systematic reviews show that the treatment effect is modest and lasts for 2-4 weeks on average compared with placebo (intra-articular saline).…

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