About.com—March 12, 2012
We asked the question some time ago. Does it seem that rheumatoid arthritis gets all the attention and that osteoarthritis gets no respect? Here's what you had to say about that, but would it surprise you to know experts agree that more needs to be done about osteoarthritis? It's true, they agree.
Experts decided that the current classification system for osteoarthritis needs revision. A classification tree was proposed that would identify the disease as either spontaneous or induced, and then further classify the disease based on abnormalities and progression. They also discussed diagnostic tools and monitoring treatment response. Check out more of what was discussed by going to the special HSS journal issue HSS Osteoarthritis Symposium: Frontiers in OA.
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