Prevalence and inheritance of hip osteoarthritis in Iceland.

  title={Prevalence and inheritance of hip osteoarthritis in Iceland.},
  author={Thornorvaldur Ingvarsson},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica. Supplementum},
The purpose of this study was to: (I) assess the prevalence of hip osteoarthritis (OA) in Iceland and compare it with that in Southern Scandinavia, (II) determine the incidence of total hip replacement (THR) for primary OA in Iceland, (III) compare two different methods for defining radiographic hip OA, (IV) assess in a population-wide study in Iceland the genetic contribution t hip OA leading to THR, and (V) perform a genome-wide scan of a large Icelandic family to identify a chromosomal… CONTINUE READING


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