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Lower limbs composition and radiographic knee osteoarthritis (RKOA) in Chingford sample--a longitudinal study.

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Our aim in this longitudinal study was to evaluate to what extent fat and lean tissue mass variations are associated and can predict RKOA in a large sample of British women followed-up over 10 years. Kellgren/Lawrence (K/L), joint space narrowing (JSN) and osteophyte (OSP) grades were scored from radiographs of both knees in 909 middle-aged women from the Chingford registry. Body composition components were assessed using the dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) method. In cross-sectional a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Journal:
Archives of gerontology and geriatrics
Volume:
56
Issue:
1
Pages:
148-154
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1872-6976
ISSN:
0167-4943
Source identifiers:
356685
Language:
English
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uuid:e8541b4d-019e-4da8-a576-8062a7e4085a
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pubs:356685
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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