Regional Medial Femoral Condyle Cartilage Thinning in Knee Osteoarthritis Correlates with Pain and Function

@inproceedings{Mndermann2009RegionalMF,
  title={Regional Medial Femoral Condyle Cartilage Thinning in Knee Osteoarthritis Correlates with Pain and Function},
  author={M{\"u}ndermann and Giori and Andriacchi},
  year={2009}
}
  • Mündermann, Giori, Andriacchi
  • Published 2009
INTRODUCTION Medial compartment knee osteoarthritis (OA) affects a substantial portion of the population (estimated 20-40%) over the age of 65 [1]. Yet the primary treatment for OA addresses the symptoms rather than the disease. Disease modifying interventions for OA have been limited since the appearance of clinical symptoms (pain and radiographic) often occur too late in the disease process. Given that pain is often the first reported clinical symptom of OA and the ‘‘wear and tear’’ nature of… CONTINUE READING

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