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Glucosamine sulfate in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis symptoms: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study using acetaminophen as a side comparator.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of the prescription formulation of glucosamine sulfate (1,500 mg administered once daily) on the symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (OA) during a 6-month treatmentExpand
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In Vivo Evaluation of 3-Dimensional Polycaprolactone Scaffolds for Cartilage Repair in Rabbits
Background Cartilage tissue engineering using synthetic scaffolds allows maintaining mechanical integrity and withstanding stress loads in the body, as well as providing a temporary substrate toExpand
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Decreased metalloproteinase production as a response to mechanical pressure in human cartilage: a mechanism for homeostatic regulation
Articular cartilage is optimised for bearing mechanical loads. Chondrocytes are the only cells present in mature cartilage and are responsible for the synthesis and integrity of the extracellularExpand
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Characterization of opticin digestion by proteases involved in osteoarthritis development.
OBJECTIVE Opticin is a class III member of the small leucine-rich repeat proteoglycan (SLRP) family, produced in articular joint tissues. In normal and osteoarthritic (OA) cartilage, opticin isExpand
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Documento de consenso sobre el diagnóstico y tratamiento de la fibromialgia en Cataluña
La fibromialgia (FM) es una enfermedad cronica y compleja que provoca dolores extensos que pueden llegar a ser invalidantes, y afecta a la esfera biologica, psicologica y social del paciente. La FMExpand
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Sclerodermatomyositis associated with severe arthritis.
Overlap syndromes are a spectrum of diseases with clinical features of two or more classic connective tissue diseases. Polymyositis or dermatomyositis that is associated with features of systemicExpand
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Effect of chondroitin sulphate on synovitis of knee osteoarthritic patients.
Abstract Objective To evaluate by ultrasonography the effect of chondroitin sulfate (CS) on synovitis in patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA). To collaborate in the understanding of theExpand
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Efecto de condroitín sulfato y ácido hialurónico (500-730 kDa) sobre la síntesis de estromelisina (MMP-3) y MMP-1 en cultivo de condrocitos humanos
Introduccion: El condroitin sulfato (CS) y el acido hialuronico (AH) son farmacos que se utilizan para el tratamiento sintomatico de la artrosis (AO). La colagenasa-1 (MMP-1) y la estromelisina-1Expand
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Effects of chondroitin sulfate on brain response to painful stimulation in knee osteoarthritis patients. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled functional magnetic resonance imaging study.
INTRODUCTION Knee osteoarthritis is causing pain and functional disability. One of the inherent problems with efficacy assessment of pain medication was the lack of objective pain measurements, butExpand
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