The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.
2 November 2020
Researchers from the Universities of Oxford, Nottingham and Zhejiang have found that the precise measurement of joint lining inflammation corresponds well with osteoarthritic knee pain. It's even better when size of the joint is taken into consideration and this should be considered when examining treatment effects in clinical trials.
28 October 2020
Researchers review the similarities and differences between OARSI and ESCEO 2019 guidelines for the management of knee OA and provide a narrative to help steer health-care providers through the complexities of non-surgical management of the disease.
13 August 2020
Researchers at NDORMS have identified four subgroups of knee osteoarthritis which will improve patient treatment and drug development.
9 March 2020
Molecular changes in the joint fluid during surgical joint distraction reveal markers that may drive cartilage repair in osteoarthritis.
5 December 2019
Post-operation physiotherapy following hip and knee replacement varies significantly across the UK according to new research by Dr Toby Smith, leading to a ‘postcode lottery’ for patients.
Largest study of its kind provides real-world evidence of the benefits of partial versus total knee replacement
8 November 2019
Opioid use and additional post-operative complications have been shown to be reduced when partial knee replacement is used over surgery where the whole of the joint is replaced.
17 July 2019
New research from a randomised clinical trial published today in The Lancet and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) shows that partial knee replacements (PKR) are as good as total knee replacements (TKR), whilst being more cost effective.
24 September 2018
New research by a team at the University of Oxford and the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and published today in The Lancet provides robust basis for informed shared decision-making and consent on keyhole knee surgery.