Rheumatoid Arthritis

Clinical Trial – The Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Rheumatoid Arthritis

The purpose of this investigation is to determine the effects and ease of using hyperbaric
oxygen therapy HBO2 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis joint pain and prevention of
disease progression. In this study it is our intention to not only evaluate effects and ease
of treatment but time, cost, possible adverse events and effect size in an attempt to predict
an appropriate sample size and improve on the study design prior to a more extensive study.

[Radionecrosis after radiation synovectomy].

Abstract: Intra-articular radiation synovectomy is an established and well documented therapy in rheumatology. A rare side effect is necrosis of surrounding tissue caused by leakage of the radionuclide.We describe the case of a 34-year old patient with rheumatoid...

Rehabilitation of the patients with osteoarthritis.

Under the term “osteoarthritis” (OA) is currently meant a clinical syndrome resulting from the combined effect of articular pain and disordered functional activity leading to the deterioration of the quality of life of the patients. The principal objective of rehabilitation of the patients presenting with GA in which all patients with this condition are in need practically after each next aggravation of the pathological process is to relive pain syndrome and restore the functional ability of the joints lost or deteriorated after each exacerbation in order to eventually improve the quality of life of the patients experiencing the constantly progressing degenerative process in the musculoskeletal system.