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The Prevalence of Knee Osteoarthritis in Elderly Community Residents in Korea
The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) among community residents and to elucidate the relevant risk factors. ThisExpand
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Serum Bisphenol A Concentration in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis
Objectives Bishphenol A (BPA) is a representative endocrine disruptor and is also known as a xenoestrogen. The objective of the present study is to investigate how many patients are exposed to BPAExpand
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Relative validities of 3-day food records and the food frequency questionnaire
The food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) has been used as an important dietary assessment tool in epidemiologic studies, but the usefulness of the FFQ has been debated in recent years. This study wasExpand
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Population-Attributable Causes of Cancer in Korea: Obesity and Physical Inactivity
Background Changes in lifestyle including obesity epidemic and reduced physical activity influenced greatly to increase the cancer burden in Korea. The purpose of the current study was to perform aExpand
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Prevalence of Knee Pain and Its Influence on Quality of Life and Physical Function in the Korean Elderly Population: A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study
To investigate the prevalence of knee pain and its influence on physical function and quality of life (QOL), we examined 504 community residents of Chuncheon, aged ≥ 50 yr. Demographic informationExpand
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Tibiofemoral osteoarthritis affects quality of life and function in elderly Koreans, with women more adversely affected than men
BackgroundThe prevalence of knee osteoarthritis(OA) in East Asia is as common for men and even higher for women than that reported in the Caucasian population. Since both population aging andExpand
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Gender Differences in Sleep Disturbance among Elderly Koreans: Hallym Aging Study
Sleep is an important component in our lives as it is necessary throughout one’s entire life span. This study was conducted to elucidate whether there are gender differences in sleep quality and whatExpand
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Robotic versus laparoscopic intersphincteric resection for low rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
PurposeFew studies have compared robotic and laparoscopic intersphincteric resection (ISR) in rectal cancer. Therefore, we performed a meta-analysis of recently published studies to compareExpand
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Association between Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Vascular Risk Factors in Aging Men: The Hallym Aging Study
Purpose The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and risk factors for vascular diseases in a population-based cohort study, the HallymExpand
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Genetic risk assessment for cardiovascular disease with seven genes associated with plasma C-reactive protein concentrations in Asian populations
Plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) level is a predictor of cardiovascular risk. We performed a meta-analysis on the effect of 12 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) within 8 candidate loci in 36 752Expand
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