Associations between serum levels of inflammatory markers and change in knee pain over 5 years in older adults: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Stannus2013AssociationsBS,
  title={Associations between serum levels of inflammatory markers and change in knee pain over 5 years in older adults: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Oliver Patrick Stannus and Graeme Jones and Leigh Blizzard and Flavia Cicuttini and Changhai Ding},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={535-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the association between inflammatory markers and change in knee pain over 5 years. METHODS A total of 149 randomly selected subjects (mean 63 years, range 52-78; 46% female) was studied. Serum levels of high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) and interleukin (IL)-6 were measured at baseline… CONTINUE READING