International Foot and Ankle Osteoarthritis Consortium

Discussion Group Meeting

Date/Time: Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Objective(s):

  • To organize research priorities to maximize progress and impact of scientific studies to advance our understanding of foot and ankle OA epidemiology, etiology, prevention and effective management.

  • To compile current and progressive evidence to develop a clear global definition foot and ankle OA to enable us to answer important epidemiological questions, assess the burden of disease and progress to intervention trials.

  • To agree upon a core set of outcomes that all principal investigators use to assess foot pain and foot and ankle OA.

  • To make recommendations for research priorities in foot and ankle OA, with the intention of ongoing dissemination in future OARSI conferences, contribution to guidline development and / or consensus statements.

  • To prioritise the development and evaluation of effective treatments to improve the lives of people with foot and ankle OA.