Record number :
1761705
Title of article :
Osteoarthritis: Pathobiology—targets and ways for therapeutic intervention
Author/Authors :
Aigner، نويسنده , , T. and Sachse، نويسنده , , A. and Gebhard، نويسنده , , P.M. and Roach، نويسنده , , H.I.، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2006
Pages :
22
From page :
128
To page :
149
Abstract :
Osteoarthritis is first and foremost the ongoing destruction of the articular cartilages of joints. Therefore, the extracellular matrix and the cells of the articular cartilages are the primary targets of osteoarthritis therapy. This tries to inhibit enzymatic destruction of the extracellular cartilage matrix as well as the modification of the cellular phenotype of the chondrocytes: cell degeneration and cell death are alongside anabolic activation and stabilization of the cellular phenotype of major interest. However, apart from the cartilage and its cells, other tissues of the joints are also important for the symptoms of the disease, which basically all originate outside the articular cartilage. In addition, changes in the subchondral bone as well as the synovial capsule and membrane are important at least for the progression of the disease process. e named tissues offer different directions and ways for therapeutic intervention.
Keywords :
Cartilage , Joints , Drugs , chondrocytes , Cartilage regeneration , senescence
Journal title :
Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews
Serial Year :
2006
Link To Document :
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