Bone mineral density and osteoarthritis: data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.

@article{Hochberg2004BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density and osteoarthritis: data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.},
  author={Marc C. Hochberg and Margaret Lethbridge-Çejku and Jordan D. Tobin},
  journal={Osteoarthritis and cartilage},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 Suppl A},
  pages={S45-8}
}
BACKGROUND Numerous cross-sectional studies have shown that persons with radiographic features of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hips and knees have higher adjusted levels of bone mineral density (BMD). OBJECTIVE Data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging were examined to determine (1) whether persons with radiographic features of OA of the hands and knees had different rates of bone loss than subjects with normal knee radiographs, and (2) whether persons with normal knee radiographs who… CONTINUE READING

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