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Posted 2 weeks ago

Read about Radiosynovectomy - a localised radiation therapy to treat join problems explained by Dr Alex Khoo, Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician, with the help of Dr Prashant Narhari, Consultant Orthopaedic Oncology Surgeon, in the Star newspaper today. Radiosynovectomy is the non-invasive option of the synovectomy surgery used in the treatment of synovial joint disorders. Not only does it not require surgery, side effects are rare and no hospitalisation is required. In a nutshell, this simple, safe and effective method is useful in diseases that cause inflammation in the synovium and joint swelling, such as rheumatoid arthritis, arhtropathia psoriatica (psoriatic arthritis), haemophilic arthritis, pigmented villonodular synovitis, and other synovial joint disorders. Read the article here:

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