CARTILAGE BREAKDOWN A MARKER FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS PROGRESSION – (04-10-06)

Molecular markers of cartilage breakdown and synovitis at baseline as predictors of structural progression of hip osteoarthritis

This study evaluated the use of markers of cartilage breakdown as marker for osteoarthritis progression.

The markers used were effective, but I would like to see this same type of study done on natural approaches such as glucosamine and chondroitin instead of instead of an anti-inflammatory compound like diacerein. Granted, diacerein does not inhibit the metabolism of chondrocytes like other NSAIDs, but we all know my bent towards natural compounds..

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