Patients with knee osteoarthritis have lower total hip bone mineral density in the symptomatic leg than in the contralateral hip

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is common in the aging population. In patients with OA, bone mineral density (BMD) is usually increased, but the fracture rate does not appear to be systematically lower than in age-matched healthy controls. The aim of our study was to describe hip BMD in patients pre...

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Published in:Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005), p. 484-7
Main Author: Goerres, Gerhard W
Other Involved Persons: Häuselmann, Hans Jörg ; Seifert, Burkhardt ; Michel, Beat A ; Uebelhart, Daniel
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 07.03.2006
Date Revised 09.11.2019
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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