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Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS)--development of a self-administered outcome measure.
There is broad consensus that good outcome measures are needed to distinguish interventions that are effective from those that are not. This task requires standardized, patient-centered measures thatExpand
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The Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS): from joint injury to osteoarthritis
The Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) was developed as an extension of the WOMAC Osteoarthritis Index with the purpose of evaluating short-term and long-term symptoms and functionExpand
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The Long-term Consequence of Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Meniscus Injuries
The objectives of this study are to review the long-term consequences of injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament and menisci, the pathogenic mechanisms, and the causes of the considerableExpand
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Hip disability and osteoarthritis outcome score (HOOS) – validity and responsiveness in total hip replacement
BackgroundThe aim of the study was to evaluate if physical functions usually associated with a younger population were of importance for an older population, and to construct an outcome measure forExpand
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OARSI guidelines for the non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis.
OBJECTIVE To develop concise, up-to-date, patient-focused, evidence-based, expert consensus guidelines for the management of knee osteoarthritis (OA), intended to inform patients, physicians, andExpand
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Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) – validation and comparison to the WOMAC in total knee replacement
BackgroundThe Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) is an extension of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthrtis Index (WOMAC), the most commonly used outcomeExpand
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Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS)--validation of a Swedish version.
The Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) is a self-administered instrument measuring outcome after knee injury at impairment, disability, and handicap level in five subscales.Expand
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Validation of the Foot and Ankle Outcome Score for Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
We studied the validity and reliability of the Foot and Ankle Outcome Score (FAOS) when used to evaluate the outcome of 213 patients (mean age 40 years, 85 females) who underwent anatomicalExpand
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High prevalence of osteoarthritis 14 years after an anterior cruciate ligament tear in male soccer players: a study of radiographic and patient relevant outcomes.
OBJECTIVE To identify the consequences of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in a cohort of male soccer players 14 years after the initial injury with respect to radiographic kneeExpand
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A randomized trial of treatment for acute anterior cruciate ligament tears.
BACKGROUND The optimal management of a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee is unknown. METHODS We conducted a randomized, controlled trial involving 121 young, active adults withExpand
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