Focused Issue on Early Osteoarthritis: Definition, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Management and Prevention

Posted On 2019-11-04 03:03:43

This focused issue on “Early Osteoarthritis: Definition, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Management and Prevention” is edited by Dr. Yuji Uchio, from Department of Orthopaedics, Shimane University, School of Medicine, Shimane, Japan.

The purpose of this issue is to present the definition, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the early KOA. We hope that this particular issue can stimulate research minds among the readers, to define, diagnose, manage, and prevent the early KOA.


Editorial
Early knee osteoarthritis—definition, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
Yuji Uchio

Original Article 
Symptoms and physical findings of early knee osteoarthritis
Yuji Uchio, Hiroshi Takuwa, Suguru Kuwata, Nobuyuki Kumahashi

Review Article
Significance and definition of early knee osteoarthritis
Takashi Kanamoto, Tatsuo Mae, Teruki Yokoyama, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Kosuke Ebina, Ken Nakata

Ultrasonographic evaluation of early knee osteoarthritis
Nobuyuki Kumahashi, Suguru Kuwata, Hiroshi Takuwa, Yuji Uchio

Genome-wide association study of knee osteoarthritis: present and future
Hiroshi Takuwa, Yuji Uchio, Shiro Ikegawa

The diagnosis of early osteoarthritis of the knee using magnetic resonance imaging
Kanto Nagai, Tomomasa Nakamura, Freddie H. Fu

Early osteoarthritis—definition, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management and prevention: management
Daisuke Chiba, Tomomasa Nakamura, Freddie H. Fu