Vol 8, No 1 (2022)
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Recommendations for the use of imaging and management of osteoarthritis in the light of current guidelines

Anna Kwaśniewska1, Magdalena Chudala1, Wojciech Romanowski1
Rheumatology Forum 2022;8(1):1-5.

Abstract

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common disease of joints, affecting over 300 million people. It is characterised by joint pain and stiffness, leading to joint dysfunction over time. This paper presents current recommendations for the use of imaging (published by EULAR) and management of OA (issued by EULAR, ACR and NICE). The goal of the treatment is to control symptoms of the disease, maintain joint function and maximise patient’s performance.

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