Association between patella alta and the prevalence and worsening of structural features of patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis: the multicenter osteoarthritis study.

@article{Stefanik2010AssociationBP,
  title={Association between patella alta and the prevalence and worsening of structural features of patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis: the multicenter osteoarthritis study.},
  author={Joshua J. Stefanik and Yongfa Zhu and Ann C. Zumwalt and Kevin Douglas Gross and Margaret Clancy and John A. Lynch and Laura A Frey Law and Cora E. Lewis and Frank W Roemer and Christopher M. Powers and Ali Guermazi and David T. Felson},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2010},
  volume={62 9},
  pages={1258-65}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between patella alta and the prevalence and worsening at followup of structural features of patellofemoral joint (PFJ) osteoarthritis (OA) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). METHODS The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study is a cohort study of persons ages 50-79 years with or at risk for knee OA. Patella alta was… CONTINUE READING