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Antiarthritics can exacerbate other inflammatory diseases like periodontitis

Inflammatory diseases can occur simultaneously in distinct sites in the same patient, complicating treatment because a medication effective for one disorder may exacerbate the other. One such example is the anti-arthritic medication dexamethasone, which alleviates joint disease but can worsen periodontal bone disease. 517 more words

Dr. H. Kurtis Biggs

Antiarthritics can exacerbate other inflammatory diseases like periodontitis

Inflammatory diseases can occur simultaneously in distinct sites in the same patient, complicating treatment because a medication effective for one disorder may exacerbate the other. One such example is the anti-arthritic medication dexamethasone, which alleviates joint disease but can worsen periodontal bone disease. 517 more words

Dr. Robert Louis Reid

Isaiah Austin’s Marfan Diagnosis: Why So Late?

Baylor University basketball star Isaiah Austin was 20 years old when the NBA told him last month that he had Marfan syndrome and was ineligible to play professional basketball. 221 more words

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Dr. Harish Hosalkar: Treating Traumatic Bone Injuries

Dr. Harish Hosalkar, MD, an orthopedic surgeon who treats both chronic and acute bone and joint conditions, works with patients of all ages on trauma and fracture care. 227 more words

Dr Harish Hosalkar

Arthrodesis

Ankle fusion is also known as ankle arthrodesis and is a corrective measure to increase the mobility of the ankle. It may also decrease the amount of pain that is experienced. 427 more words

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How to Become an Orthopedic Surgeon: Dr. Harish Hosalkar

Dr. Harish Hosalkar, MD is an orthopedic surgeon who holds a number of awards, accolades, and certifications. As such, he is highly qualified to offer advice to aspiring orthopedic surgeons who may not yet know where to start. 213 more words

Dr Harish Hosalkar

Partial knee replacement safer than total knee replacement

Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement according to a new study published in The Lancet.

A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, funded by Arthritis Research UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, found that: 767 more words

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