COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ULTRASTRUCTURAL CHANGES IN THE SYNOVIUM OF OSTEOARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Deepti Bhatt, Amit Kumar Verma, Rameez Hasan, Shahbaz Khan, Vassiuddin Khan, Syed Mansoor Ali and Kapil Dev* Department of Biotechnology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India*corresponding author email: kdev@jmi.ac.in, smansoor@jmi.ac.inReceived: 27-11-2018 Revised:04-12-2018 Accepted: 06-12-2018 AbstractRheumatoid arthritis (RA) is chronic, systemic and autoimmune inflammatory joint disease which causes cartilage and bone destruction leading to ultrastructural alterations. Therefore, it is important to study ultrastructural changes for diagnosis of the disease. Osteoarthritis (OA) and RA synovium was obtained from patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery. Electron microscopic Read More …