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Changes in hip fracture rate before and after total knee replacement due to osteoarthritis: a population-based cohort study.

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OBJECTIVES: Patients with knee osteoarthritis have an increase in bone mass but no corresponding decrease in risk of fracture. This study describes the rates of hip fracture in subjects with knee osteoarthritis before and after having a total knee replacement (TKR), compared with matched controls. METHODS: A population-based prospective cohort study was conducted. The study population included, from the General Practice Research Database (UK), patients 40 years and older, undergoing TKR betwe...

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10.1136/ard.2010.131110

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Volume:
70
Issue:
1
Pages:
134-138
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
URN:
uuid:bed0e7c4-dace-4a60-93f0-cd3e606634e6
Source identifiers:
107399
Local pid:
pubs:107399

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