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Change in body mass index during middle age affects risk of total knee arthoplasty due to osteoarthritis: a 19-year prospective study of 1003 women.

Abstract:

The evidence linking body mass index (BMI) to severe OA shows a strong association in the knee. There are limited data exploring the effect of BMI on the risk of joint arthroplasty in a healthy population with long periods of follow up. We compared the self-reported BMI at age 20, measured BMI at baseline, year 5 and year 10 with the year 19 risk of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in a well-described, population based cohort of healthy women. A total of 733 women attended the 19th year visit, o...

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10.1016/j.knee.2011.06.008

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Nicholls, AS More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Spector, TD More by this author
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Journal:
Knee
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
316-319
Publication date:
2012-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
URN:
uuid:ebd7816d-3083-44d4-ba21-881ca9b44fc8
Source identifiers:
167527
Local pid:
pubs:167527
Language:
English
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