Search Login Register

Knee Osteoarthritis Summary

Description: Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)

Also Known As: Osteoarthritis, Knee; Knee Osteoarthritides; Osteoarthritides, Knee

Networked: 1893 relevant articles (245 outcomes, 554 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Knee Osteoarthritis

Efficacy Chart >>
Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan) : 36 outcomes 61 studies in 198 results : IBA
  2. Diclofenac (SR 38) : 12 outcomes 17 studies in 29 results : FDA 39 Generic
  3. hylan : 12 outcomes 16 studies in 44 results : IBA
  4. Glucosamine (Dona) : 10 outcomes 33 studies in 72 results : IBA
  5. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) : 7 outcomes 12 studies in 29 results : FDA 409 Generic
  6. Chondroitin Sulfates (Chondroitin Sulfate) : 7 outcomes 10 studies in 35 results : IBA
  7. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 6 outcomes 15 studies in 31 results : IBA
  8. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 30 results : IBA
  9. celecoxib (Celebrex) : 5 outcomes 12 studies in 25 results : FDA 2
  10. 3- (3- dimethylamino- 1- ethyl- 2- methylpropyl)phenol : 5 outcomes 11 studies in 13 results : FDA 1
Show All >>

Diseases Related to Knee Osteoarthritis

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Low Back Pain (Lumbago)
  3. Inflammation
  4. Osteoarthritis
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis
Show All >>

Key Therapies for Knee Osteoarthritis

Efficacy Chart >>
  1. Intra-Articular Injections : 16 outcomes 28 studies in 102 results
  2. Injections : 9 outcomes 21 studies in 65 results
  3. Resistance Training : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 29 results
  4. Arthroplasty : 7 outcomes 27 studies in 194 results
  5. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 24 results
Show All >>

CureHunter Inc. provides medical information and specifically does NOT provide medical advice.
© Copyright 2003-2016 CureHunter Inc., MeSH copyright NLM, Journal Articles copyright original owners.