Professor Flavia Cicuttini: do patients benefit from the label of symptomatic early OA?

There’s a balancing act underway between well intentioned efforts to intervene early and change the natural progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA) and the attendant risks of creating a new class of patients with symptomatic early-stage knee osteoarthritis. According to an article in Nature Reviews Rheumatology, valid diagnostic criteria for early-stage knee OA remain a challenge ...

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