Innovative surgery solutions for hand/wrist osteoarthritis (OA), ageing-related and post-trauma: clinical and engineering experiences.
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The event will be held in English.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis which can affect any joint, typically the hands, knees, hips, lower back and neck. Historically, OA was known as a “wear and tear” condition, generally associated with older individuals but the disease can also affect much younger people depending on personal and professional risk factors. OA is considered a chronic disease and other than joint replacement surgery there is presently no cure. There are, however, treatments that can reduce pain, improve function, and in some instances delay the progression of the disease.
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