A 66-year-old male patient presents to the outpatient clinic due to a 2-year duration right knee pain, refractory to optimized medical treatment. This is having a severe impact in his quality of live.
On physical exam, he complaints of severe pain on active mobilization, the knee is stiff and with crepitus. X-ray shows joint space narrowing, subchondral sclerosis, and marginal osteophytes.
Gonarthrosis progression assessment
Treatment according to clinical and radiological assessment
Surgical treatment referral
Symptomatic slow-acting drugs for OA (SYSADOAs)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
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