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The Disease Modifying Effect of Chondroitin Sulphate in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis Has Been Confirmed by MRI
Date:3/4/2011

BARCELONA, Spain, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of Canadian researchers led by Prof. Jean-Pierre Pelletier, Head of the Osteoarthritis Research Unit at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre, published a clinical trial in which they confirm, for the first time using quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (qMRI), the disease modifying effects of chondroitin sulphate, a symptomatic slow acting drug for osteoarthritis (SYSADOA).

This clinical trial, published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (impact factor 8.111), explored the effect of chondroitin sulphate (CS) treatment on cartilage volume loss, subchondral bone marrow lesions (BML) and synovitis in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). "This study focused on quantifying over time by MRI the main structural changes observed in the cartilage, bone and synovial membrane", Prof. Pelletier said.

The investigator states that after only six months of treatment with CS, patients show a significant decrease in loss of articular cartilage as compared to the placebo group, and for the first time, a significant reduction in the progression of BMLs by 12 months.

According to Prof. Pelletier, these data highlight not only the importance of the interrelationship between cartilage and subchondral bone in OA, but also its potential role in the disease process and response to treatment with SYSADOAs.

Prof. Pelletier concluded that, "CS is a safe drug with an overall positive effect on OA, significantly reducing the volume of cartilage loss in knee OA, and providing for the first time new information on its positive effect in vivo on other structural changes observed in this disease".

Professor Pelletier commented that the clinical trial results prove that CS is able to slow the progression of OA, however this does not mean it is
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