Development of haemophilic arthropathy of the ankle: results of a Delphi consensus survey on potential contributory factors.

@article{McCarthy2015DevelopmentOH,
  title={Development of haemophilic arthropathy of the ankle: results of a Delphi consensus survey on potential contributory factors.},
  author={Ann Lerene McCarthy and A. Moore and Lauren Redhead and Paul McLaughlin and Alfonso Iorio and Pratima Chowdary},
  journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          116-23
        }
}
The evidence base to support the prevention of haemophilic arthropathy remains incomplete. In particular there is a lack of evidence regarding the potential influence of non-haematological factors. Additionally the ankle joint, the most affected joint in the primary prophylaxis era, has biochemical and structural features that should offer some protection from degeneration. Therefore, this study aimed to ascertain expert opinions on the potential contributory factors in order to inform a… CONTINUE READING

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