Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

e-ISSN: 2449-9145

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Ildar Akhtiamov

Department of Traumatology, Orthopedics and Extreme Medicine, Kazan State Medical University, Kazan, Kuwait


  • Research Article
    Staged treatment of knee OA
    Author(s): Ashraf Yousef* and Ildar Akhtiamov

    Background: Osteoarthritis is one of the most common systemic diseases leading to physical disability reducing the quality of life. Osteoarthritis affects all the structures of the joint and the surrounding tissues. In the state of Kuwait, osteoarthritis of the knee joint is prevalent, especialy among women. The purpose of this article is to view our experience in the staged treatment of knee osteoarthritis in one of the leading privet hospitals in Kuwait. Methods: A deferent approach of treatment is applied depending on the severity of osteoarthritis, co-morbidities, and age of the patient. Conservative and joint preserving surgical treatment used in mild to moderate cases. The main steps for the conservative treatment consist of patient education and changing of the style of life, medications, physical medicine and rehabilitation, intra and periarticular injections, weight loss, hyd.. Read More»

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