Osteoarthritis Research Group

Group Leader:

Lars Nordsletten,

Prof, Dept of Orthopaedics, UiO (lars.nordsletten@medisin.uio.no)/
Head of R & D, Dept. of Orthopaedics, OUH (UXLANO@ous-hf.no)

Research profile and aims:

To study the etiologi, treatment, and prevention of osteoarthritis (OA). We are primarily studying knee, hip and hand OA.

Ongoing projects:

  • Training in knee OA: RCT between  different training forms
  • Risk factors for OA in hip, knee and hand: HUNT-, NLR-, OUS study and Ullensaker study
  • Development of hand OA: New cohort starting 2015
  • AktivA: implementation of treatment and prevention and registry of OA in primary care in Norway
  • MRI changes with hand OA: Trapezium MRI findings compared to histology
  • OMEX: RCT between traing and operation in meniscal injury