Rheumatology, Osteoarthritis
1. Apr 2021

The effects of sprifermin on symptoms and structure in a subgroup at risk of progression in the FORWARD knee osteoarthritis trial

ABSTRACT
Objective: To assess pain outcomes and cartilage thickness change in a subgroup at risk (SAR) of further progression in the FORWARD trial of knee osteoarthritis patients treated with sprifermin.

Methods: Patients were randomised 1:1:1:1:1 to: sprifermin 100 µg every 6 months (q6mo), 100…

Rheumatology, Osteoarthritis
15. Dec 2020

A novel diclofenac gel (AMZ001) applied once or twice daily in subjects with painful knee osteoarthritis: A randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial

ABSTRACT
Purpose: Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) Expert Consensus Guidelines recommend topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as first-line medications for osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain, but several voluminous daily applications are required to achieve efficacy. There …

Rheumatology, Osteoarthritis, Clinical Data Quality
1. Dec 2020

Clinical and Biochemical Factors Associated With Risk of Total Joint Replacement and Radiographic Progression in Osteoarthritis: Data From Two Phase III Clinical Trials

ABSTRACT
Objectives: Clinical trials of new disease-modifying treatments for osteoarthritis should demonstrate a positive effect on a functional outcome or reduction in joint failure in order to be considered successful. Total joint replacement (TJR) surgery may be considered as joint failure, but …