Author declares no conflict of interest.

In addition to the presenter, following authors who may have helped with the content writing, review, or approval declare no conflict of interest.

  • Ahmed Zaafran, MD
  • Dr. Pei Purdom (DNP)
  • Dr. Benish Zahra
  • Dr. Iqra Batool
  • Dr. Heba Alzawahri

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoarthritis

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Hi Dr Been,

I am looking for some resource on Rheumatoid Arthritis on your website - couldn’t find any .. can you redirect me tithe correct link? Thanks 

Arthritis can take many forms in clinical medicine, with Osteoarthritis being one of the most common forms. This lecture by Dr. Zaafran explores the causes of Osteoarthritis and how it is diagnosed versus other medical conditions.

Learning objectives of this video are the following:

1. What is osteoarthritis?

2. Diagnosis.

3. Clinical presentation (sign and symptoms).

4. Various stages.

5. Detailed discussion of the most commonly affected joints.

6. Imaging of joints.

7. Calcium deposits- Major and minor sites of deposition.

8. Differential diagnosis.

9. Work up.

10. Treatment (non-pharmacological, pharmacological and surgical).

Presented by Dr. Ahmed Zaafran





Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Ahmed Zaafran, M.D, is a practicing anesthesiologist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. He is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology at Stanford University School of Medicine.