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Markers of synovial inflammation in cohorts at risk of knee osteoarthritis

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Background and objectives. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a leading cause of disability in the developed world. Additionally, it is possibly linked with premature mortality. Low-grade inflammation is associated with a high risk of non-traumatic KOA incidence but also with metabolic syndrome. Knee injury is a major risk factor for KOA and is associated with an inflammatory response. Heterogeneity of both the symptoms and progression makes early identification of individuals at risk dif...

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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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