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A longitudinal study of the association between knee alignment and change in cartilage volume and chondral defects in a largely non-osteoarthritic population

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Zhai, G, Ding, C, Cicuttini, F and Jones, G 2007 , 'A longitudinal study of the association between knee alignment and change in cartilage volume and chondral defects in a largely non-osteoarthritic population' , Journal of Rheumatology, vol. 34, no. 1 , pp. 181-186 .

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Abstract

It remains unclear whether malalignment of the knee is a cause of knee OA or a marker of disease progression. We investigated whether baseline malalignment of the knee predicts subsequent change in knee cartilage volume and chondral defects in subjects with and without radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA).

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Zhai, G and Ding, C and Cicuttini, F and Jones, G
Keywords: KNEE ALIGNMENT, OSTEOARTHRITIS, CARTILAGE VOLUME, CHONDRAL DEFECTS
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Rheumatology
Publisher: Journal of Rheumatology Publishing Co. Ltd.
ISSN: 0315-162X
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