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Osteoarthritis Patients’ Synovium IL-7R Expression and Value Research of Its Clinical Diagnosis

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.250
Pages: 
613-7
Synopsis: 
This study discussed the expression of IL-7R genes of patients with osteoarthrosis and the value of its clinical significance. It found that IL-7R expression existed both in the normal synovial tissues in the knees and synovial tissues in patients with osteoarthrosis but the latter was lower.

 ABSTRACT

Objective: To discuss the expression of IL-7R genes in the synovium of osteoarthritis (OA) patients and the value of its clinical significance.

Accepted: 
22 Aug, 2016
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e-Published: 09 Jul, 2018

Hearing Abnormalities in Patients with Osteoarthritis

Pages: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.085
Synopsis: 
In conclusion, significant differences in the pure-tone average values and hearing thresholds at 4000-12500 Hz detected in patients with osteoarthritis demonstrate involvement of the functions of the inner ear.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This study was designed to compare the prevalence of hearing abnormalities between the patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and an age and gender-matched control group without OA.

Accepted: 
31 Mar, 2016
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e-Published: 05 Apr, 2016

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Intra-articular Pulsed Mode Radiofrequency for Hip Pain: Inoperable Coxarthrosis Case

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.130
Pages: 
526–7
 

INTRODUCTION

Hip arthroplasty is one of the most common surgical procedures for pain relief due to coxarthrosis. However, the operation is contraindicated for some elderly patients because of multiple co-morbidities. On the other hand, conventional drugs have either too many side effects or are ineffective. Major symptoms of patients with hip pain include groin, thigh and trochanteric pain.

 

Accepted: 
16 Oct, 2013
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e-Published: 15 May, 2014
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