About the book
With modern development in the health sector and eradication of many communicable diseases and control of common non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol, people live longer with increasing life expectancy. Quality of life and activities of all population mainly the geriatric population has increased over the years. With the ageing population development of osteoarthritis is high with high demand developing and managing better techniques to maintain the natural joint as long as possible and reduce wear and tear and delay the onset of osteoarthritis development. Various techniques have been developed to prevent osteoarthritis development including modern stem cell therapy, and cartilage implantation.
The gold standard of managing osteoarthritis being a joint replacement modern-day challenge is to develop implants that last longer so that patients can avoid revision surgery. Secondly due to the high demand for joint activities developing implants that give a high range of motion has been needed in the modern era. Developing minimal invasive techniques to introduce implants is another new development.
The Book titled Osteoarthritis will aim to discuss all basic concepts to modern developmental areas and research that is available around the world in managing osteoarthritis.
This book can be used as a text and as a reference book for all medical students to orthopaedic surgeons and trainees. This will be valuable to all modern researchers, physiotherapists and all medical personnel dealing with patients who has osteoarthritis.