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Radioactive Synoviorthesis of the Knee

  • Horacio A. Caviglia
  • Victoria Soroa
  • Gustavo Galatro
  • Noemi Moretti

Abstract

There is a clear relationship between recurrent joint bleeding, synovitis, and arthropathy in patients with hemophilia. Synovitis is inflammation of the specialized connective tissue lining of a joint cavity. The golden moment in treatment is when no associated arthropathy is present, because synovitis and muscular hypotrophy are reversible; in contrast arthropathy is not a reversible process [1,2].

Keywords

Recombinant Factor VIIa Beta Particle Popliteal Cyst Joint Synovitis Hemophilic Arthropathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Horacio A. Caviglia
    • 1
  • Victoria Soroa
    • 2
  • Gustavo Galatro
    • 2
  • Noemi Moretti
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OrthopedicsHemophilia Foundation and General Hospital de Agudos “Juan A. Fernandez”Buenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology“Juan A. Fernandez” HospitalBuenos AiresArgentina

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