Ask The Doctors: January 2012

Blood-Vessel Growth...RA and Periodontal Disease...Healing Torn Knee Ligaments

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Angiogenesis, the medical term for blood-vessel growth, is only one step in a complex disease process that results in joint damage. The real culprit in joint destruction is the synovial membrane, which produces chemical substances called cytokines that activate bone resorption, or bone loss.
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