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Genicular nerve blockade is a possible treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Pain relief and improvement in functioning is expected. This procedure could be of major interest for patients in low-income countries where total knee arthroplasty is not available for the population. This study aims at assessing the immediate benefits on pain, gait, and stairs kinematics after a genicular nerve blockade in patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis in Cameroun.
This study quantified improvement of gait and stair climbing immediately after a genicular nerve blockade in patients suffering from knee OA in Cameroon. This is the first study objectifying this effect, through wearable sensors.
Although previous studies have assessed the effects of GNB and RFA on self-reported measure of pain and function [13, 15, 21,22,23], little is known about the functional quantitative changes in gait or stair climbing after this treatment. The hypothesis whereby pain relief results in gait improvement should be verified. The studies assessing intra-articular injection were achieved through a motion capture (MoCap) laboratory [8, 11, 12]. This first instrumentation method, a MoCap laboratory, allows for an objective assessment, but is challenging to make use of in low income countries, in particular because of its extensive price, the electrical network and climatic conditions. Another instrumentation method consists of technology based on inertial measurement units (IMU), which are low cost portable electronic devices. They consist of an accelerometer, a gyroscope and often a magnetometer, which enables them to record kinematic data (velocity, acceleration, orientation). Such technology is therefore an opportunity to answer specific research questions in resource-limited settings. Although those sensors have an acceptable validity in comparison to MoCap laboratory , the discriminative capacity to detect differences after treatment in population with knee OA has rarely been studied, in particular in out-lab settings .
To our knowledge, this is the first study assessing the gait and stairs kinematics after a genicular nerve blockade. It is the second study assessing a clinical population in stairs with inertial sensors , and the first one in the African continent. The accessibility of inertial sensors has the potential to increase the clinical understanding of the biomechanics and pathomechanics of the lower limb during daily life activities. It might help surgeons and therapists to integrate scientific findings into clinical examination and management of patients with lower extremity dysfunction . The combined assessment of pain and quantitative, objective outcome of movements appears to be an opportunity to assess the relevant treatments for this population. The inertial sensors allowed to ease the assessment of joint behaviour. In fact, the patients of this study used to wear long dresses that make it difficult to assess movements, even qualitatively. Out of a dedicated laboratory, it is difficult to ask patients to walk half-naked in a hospital. Inertial sensors are helpful in this regard.
In conclusion, this study showed improvement in hip ROM during gait, and cadence during stair climbing immediately after a genicular nerve blockade in patients suffering from knee OA in Cameroon. Future studies should look at the maintenance of the benefit of GNB and RFA over the longer term. This is the first study objectifying this effect, through wearable sensors. Inertial sensors could be used to detect functional differences after pain relief therapies. This study has the potential to guide clinicians for the choice of injection techniques for OA management.
(c) 1815 to date. The Peace of Westphalia (1648), the Peace of Utrecht (1713), and the Treaty of Vienna(1815) are the three celebrated cases of combined action of modern European powers. The "balance of power" idea had graduallybeen supplemented by "the concert of the powers" idea, which would not merely maintain the relative status quo of "thebalance," but might enter upon a positive policy of concerted action. The "Holy Alliance" of 1815, to promote "Justice,Christian Charity, and Peace," was first broken by its originators. There was a strong feeling that the principles of international lawshould be followed, however, and this, the "Declaration of the Five Cabinets," Nov. 15, 1818, distinctly avowed in "theirinvariable resolution, never to depart, either among themselves, or in their relations with other states, from the strictest observation of the principles of the Rights ofNations." The attempt toextend the principle of intervention in favor of maintaining the various sovereigns on their thrones, and in suppression ofinternal revolutionary disturbances by foreign force was made in the "Circular of the Three Powers," Dec 8, 1820. Under many forms interventionhas been one of the great questions of the nineteenth century, and the growing proximity and multiplication of relations ofstates during the century has added many complications. The Grecian War of Independence (1821-1829) brought the new principle of pacificblockade (1827), and at its conclusion the powers guaranteed the sovereignty of Greece. The subjects of right of search,foreign enlistment, Monroe Doctrine, freedom of commerce and navigation, expatriation, extradition, neutralized territory,ship canals, consular rights, neutral rights and duties, arbitration, reciprocity, mixed courts, international postage,weights and measures, trade-marks and copyright, rules of war, sub-marine cables, and sphere of influence, which have come tothe front during the nineteenth century, indicate in a measure the subject-matter of international negotiation. Throughoutthe period since 1815 the tendency has been rather to regard what is the international practice.
In a broad way, recognition by the parent state makes general those conditions which may exist only for the partiesdirectly concerned, when recognition is by a single foreign state. In cases where several states recognize the belligerencyof a hostile community, other states that have not recognized its belligerency may, without offense to the parent state,treat the hostile community as a lawful belligerent, which treatment would be constructive recognition. The general effect ofrecognition is to extend to the belligerent all the rights and obligations as to war that a state may possess, and to freethe parent state from certain obligations while giving some new rights. The parent state may use the proper means for theenforcement of neutrality and demand reparation for any breach ofthe same, may maintain blockade, prize courts, and take other measures allowable in war.
That the practice of the Great Powers has not been strictly in accord with these expressed principles, a glance will show.The immediate action of Austria, Russia, and Prussia in the Congress of Troppau, 1820, carried the principle of interferencein the internal affairs of states so far that Great Britain found itself compelled to dissent. This continuance of the policyof the Holy Alliance in putting down movements infavor of popular liberty, wherever arising, led to gross violations of international rights. Nor did Great Britain become aparty to the acts of the Congress of Verona in 1822, which led to intervention to prevent changes in the internalorganization of Spain in 1823. The struggles of the Greeks for independence at about this time were naturally regarded bythose upholding the ideas of the Holy Alliance as dangerous to those states desiring to prevent revolutionary movements. Butthe narrow policy of the Alliance was gradually losing support. The opposition of Great Britain and the death of Alexander ofRussia in 1825 hastened its speedy fall. Meantime the idea of a collective authority in the Great Powers had been maintained.This began to be exercised in behalf of the Greeks in 1826, and has throughout the nineteenth century been repeatedlyexercised in the same behalf, sometimes unselfishly, often from motives of mixed character. During the latter half of thenineteenth century the Great Powers have continually kept a close surveillance over Grecian affairs, and enforced theirjudgments in regard to Greece by force (destruction of Turkish fleet at Navarino, 1827); by providing form of government andnaming monarch (1829 and later); by fixing and changing boundaries (1829 and often); by pacific blockade (1827, 1850, 1886,1897); by regulating financial affairs, and by other means of varying degree of force.
Good offices, mediation, and arbitration can only extend to international differences of certain kinds. Such measures arenot applicable to all cases of disagreement, nor are such measures always acceptable to both parties. Consequently certainother practices have arisen with the view of obtaining satisfaction by measures short of war. Formerly an individual might becommissioned by a letter of marque and reprisal to obtain satisfaction from a state for injuries which he had suffered. Thispractice is, however, discontinued, and satisfaction must be obtained through the proper state channels. The means by which satisfaction maybe claimed vary, and are usually classed as retorsions, reprisals, of which embargo is an important variety, and pacificblockades. 350c69d7ab