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Degenerative inter-vertebral disc disease (Osteochondrosis Intervertebralis) in Europe: prevalence, geographic variation, and radiological correlates in men and women aged 50 and over

Abstract:
Objectives: To assess the prevalence across Europe of radiological indices of degenerative inter-vertebral disc disease (DDD); and to quantify their associations with, age, sex, physical anthropometry, areal bone mineral density (aBMD) and change in aBMD with time. Methods: In the population-based European Prospective Osteoporosis Study 27 age-stratified samples of men and women from across the continent aged 50+ had standardized lateral radiographs of the l... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/rheumatology/kex040

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Javaid, M
Grant:
Biomedical Research Unit in Musculoskeletal Disease at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford
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Cooper, C
Grant:
Biomedical Research Unit in Musculoskeletal Disease at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford
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Reeve, J
Grant:
Biomedical Research Unit in Musculoskeletal Disease at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford
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Grant:
C1PDCT925102, ERBC1PDCT 930105
940229
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Rheumatology Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
7
Pages:
1189-1199
Publication date:
2017-04-07
Acceptance date:
2017-03-01
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EISSN:
1462-0332
ISSN:
1462-0324
Source identifiers:
686305
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pubs:686305
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uuid:3df77917-c288-4da7-ac8c-4df5bf6b696f
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pubs:686305
Deposit date:
2017-03-17

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