Rheumatology - Bisphosphonates may be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients
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 Functional bone imaging technique reveals the progression of knee osteoarthritisFunctional bone imaging technique reveals the progression of knee osteoarthritis
 
A new approach to functional bone imaging has established that bone metabolism is abnormally elevated in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
 
   Bisphosphonates may be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patientsBisphosphonates may be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients
 
Bisphosphonates (a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone density and used to treat osteoporosis and similar diseases) appear to be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients.
 
   uEXPLORER TB-PET/CT scanner captures complete picture of systemic inflammatory arthritisuEXPLORER TB-PET/CT scanner captures complete picture of systemic inflammatory arthritis
 
For the first time, physicians can examine the systemic burden of inflammatory arthritis simultaneously across all joints and organ systems, using the high-sensitivity, high-resolution uEXPLORER total-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography (TB-PET/CT) scanner.
 
   Osteoarthritis patients can benefit from a qualified, conservative therapy programOsteoarthritis patients can benefit from a qualified, conservative therapy program
 
A Norwegian study has now shown how many patients with osteoarthritis (OA) can benefit from a qualified, conservative therapy program.
 
   High-resolution TB-PET/CT scanner reveals complete picture of systemic inflammatory arthritisHigh-resolution TB-PET/CT scanner reveals complete picture of systemic inflammatory arthritis
 
For the first time, physicians can examine the systemic burden of inflammatory arthritis simultaneously across all joints and organ systems, using the high-sensitivity, high-resolution uEXPLORER total-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography (TB-PET/CT) scanner.