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Title: Knee osteoarthritis and periarticular structure quantified by ultrasound. A case-control study
Author: Núñez, M.
Sastre, Sergi
Núñez, E.
Sauló, A.
Segur Vilalta, Josep M.
Maurits, N.M.
Moreno, M.
Cabestany, J.
Segarra, J.
Segura, V.
Lozano, L.L.
Alemany, X.
Maculé Beneyto, Francisco
Suso Vergara, Santiago
Keywords: Artroplàstia
Estudi de casos
Case studies
Issue Date: 1-Jun-2014
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Abstract: Background Assessment of pain and physical function is complex in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), as standard criteria are lacking.A previous study examining correlations between functional capacity and pain (WOMAC) and anthropometric characteristics and periarticular knee structure (quantified by ultrasound imaging) in females with knee OA found increased quadriceps muscle density was associated with higher functional disability and pain scores, suggesting that not only joint wear and symptom severity are involved and more objective measures are necessary...
It is part of: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2014, vol. 73, num. SUP 2, p. 751-751
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ISSN: 0003-4967
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Articles publicats en revistes (IDIBAPS: Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer)

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