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Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Conditional recommendations included one of the following: acetaminophen, oral NSAIDs, topical NSAIDs, tramadol, or intra-articular corticosteroid injections.
Both groups were given intra-articular injections of 7 mg/mL of betamethasone in up to four joints at baseline and at weeks 2, 4, 6, and 8, and then every 4 weeks thereafter for up to 2 years.
Mean contact stresses across the wrist joint were significantly altered with intra-articular step-off of as little as 1 mm.
The treatment of a Hoffa fracture is similar to that of any intra-articular fracture.
53% among patients who received methotrexate plus intra-articular corticosteroid injections, compared with -2.
Following randomization, six patients received a single, 150-mg intra-articular injection of anakinra, which is an interleukin-1 (IL-1) receptor antagonist that blocks the effects of IL-1, a primary proinflammatory cytokine.
The reported indications for hip arthroscopy are broad and include labral tears, loose bodies, FAI, ruptured ligamentum teres, chondral injuries, arthritis, adhesive capsulitis, instability, synovial disease, disorders of the iliopsoas tendon, tight iliotibial band, tears of the hip abductors, and a diagnosis of unresolved intra-articular hip pain.
Comparison of the effects of intra-articular injections of Hyaluronan and its chemically cross-linked derivative (Hylan G-F20) in normal rabbit knee joints.
He considers surgery when chondrolysis patients don't improve substantially after 3 months of conservative treatment such as NSAIDs, physical therapy, an intra-articular steroid injection, or intra-articular hyaluronic acid.
Intra-articular malunions can be treated with intra-articular corrective osteotomy, distal ulna resection, the Sauve-Kapandji procedure or prosthetic replacement.
The company's second product, ActaVisc[TM] - viscosupplement for intra-articular injection - will also enter the clinic early next year as a treatment for osteoarthritis.

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