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Subclinical deformities of the hip are significant predictors of radiographic osteoarthritis and joint replacement in women. A 20 year longitudinal cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) and Acetabular Dysplasia are common deformities, which have been implicated as a major cause of hip osteoarthritis (OA). We examined whether these subtle deformities of the hip are associated with the development of radiographic OA and total hip replacement (THR) in women. DESIGN: A population-based, longitudinal cohort of 1003 women underwent pelvis radiographs at years 2 and 20. Alpha Angle, Triangular Index Height, Lateral Centre Edge (LCE) ang...

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10.1016/j.joca.2014.06.038

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Thomas, GE More by this author
Palmer, AJ More by this author
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Publisher:
W.B. Saunders Ltd
Journal:
Osteoarthritis and cartilage / OARS, Osteoarthritis Research Society
Volume:
22
Issue:
10
Pages:
1504-1510
Publication date:
2014-10-05
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EISSN:
1522-9653
ISSN:
1063-4584
URN:
uuid:70a119b2-8190-4e27-932f-99f1ae012c68
Source identifiers:
476913
Local pid:
pubs:476913

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