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Incidental meniscal findings on knee MRI in middle-aged and elderly persons.
BACKGROUND Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the knee is often performed in patients who have knee symptoms of unclear cause. When meniscal tears are found, it is commonly assumed that the symptomsExpand
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Risk factors for incident radiographic knee osteoarthritis in the elderly: the Framingham Study.
OBJECTIVE Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is highly prevalent, especially in the elderly. Preventive strategies require a knowledge of risk factors that precede disease onset. The present study wasExpand
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The incidence and natural history of knee osteoarthritis in the elderly. The Framingham Osteoarthritis Study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) and symptomatic OA (symptoms plus radiographic OA), as well as the rate of progression of preexisting radiographic OA inExpand
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Level of physical activity and the risk of radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in the elderly: the Framingham study.
PURPOSE Because osteoarthritis may be caused by "wear and tear," we examined the association between level of physical activity and risk of knee osteoarthritis in the elderly. SUBJECTS AND METHODSExpand
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Relation of Dietary Intake and Serum Levels of Vitamin D to Progression of Osteoarthritis of the Knee among Participants in the Framingham Study
Osteoarthritis is a common age-related disorder that is present in more than 10% of persons older than 65 years of age; it results in substantial disability and economic cost in elderly persons [1].Expand
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Comparison of the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis between the elderly Chinese population in Beijing and whites in the United States: The Beijing Osteoarthritis Study.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) in a population-based sample of elderly subjects in Beijing, China and compare it with that reported inExpand
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Bone mineral density and risk of incident and progressive radiographic knee osteoarthritis in women: the Framingham Study.
OBJECTIVE To examine the relations of bone mineral density (BMD) and change in BMD to risk of incident and progressive radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) in a longitudinal cohort study. METHODSExpand
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Do antioxidant micronutrients protect against the development and progression of knee osteoarthritis?
OBJECTIVE Cumulative damage to tissues, mediated by reactive oxygen species, has been implicated as a pathway that leads to many of the degenerative changes associated with aging. We hypothesizedExpand
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Prevalence, incidence and progression of hand osteoarthritis in the general population: the Framingham Osteoarthritis Study
Objectives To describe the prevalence and longitudinal course of radiographic, erosive and symptomatic hand osteoarthritis (HOA) in the general population. Methods Framingham osteoarthritis (OA)Expand
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Knee Buckling: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Associated Limitations in Function
Context Knee buckling is the sudden loss of postural support across the knee at a time of weight bearing. Its prevalence and consequences are not clear. Contribution This study of 2351Expand
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