Targeted therapies in osteoarthritis: a systematic review of the trials on

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2010 Feb;24(1):107-19. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2009.08.007.


A systematic review of the clinical trials in osteoarthritis registered on the public website of the Clinical Trials Data Bank at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been performed. Such a review should cover the majority of the ongoing or forthcoming trials in the disease. This review focusses on trials designed to test safety and/or efficacy of targeted therapies in osteoarthritis.

Publication types

  • Review
  • Systematic Review

MeSH terms

  • Antirheumatic Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Biological Therapy*
  • Clinical Trials as Topic*
  • Databases, Factual
  • Humans
  • National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
  • Osteoarthritis / drug therapy*
  • United States


  • Antirheumatic Agents