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  1. Prevalence of generalised osteoarthritis in patients with advanced hip and knee osteoarthritis : The ulm osteoarthritis study.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives-Different prevalences of generalised osteoarthritis (GOA) in patients with knee and hip OA have been reported.

    The aim of this investigation was to evaluate radiographic and clinical patterns of disease in a hospital based population of patient subgroups with advanced hip and knee OA and to compare the prevalence of GOA in patients with hip or knee OA, taking potential confounding factors into account.

    Methods-420 patients with hip OA and 389 patients with knee OA scheduled for unilateral total joint replacement in four hospitals underwent radiographic analysis of ipsilateral and contralateral hip or knee joint and both hands in addition to a standardised interview and clinical examination.

    According to the severity of radiographic changes in the contralateral joints (using Kellgren-Lawrence >= grade 2 as case definition) participants were classified as having either unilateral or bilateral OA.

    If radiographic changes of two joint groups of the hands (first carpometacarpal joint and proximal/distal interphalangeal joints defined as two separate joint groups) were present, patients were categorised as having GOA.


    Patients with hip OA were younger (mean age 60.4 years) and less likely to be female (52.4%) than patients with knee OA (66.3 years and 72.5% respectively). (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Arthrose, Hanche, Genou, Stade avancé, Symptomatologie, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Homme, Exploration clinique, Radiographie, Membre inférieur, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Arthropathie, Maladie dégénérative, Radiodiagnostic, Arthrose généralisée

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Osteoarthritis, Hip, Knee, Advanced stage, Symptomatology, Prevalence, Epidemiology, Human, Clinical investigation, Radiography, Lower limb, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Arthropathy, Degenerative disease, Radiodiagnosis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0081283

    Code Inist : 002B15E. Création : 31/05/1999.