SAT0500 Sleep disturbance, knee inflammation, and symptoms in knee osteoarthritis

  title={SAT0500 Sleep disturbance, knee inflammation, and symptoms in knee osteoarthritis},
  author={C. K. Kwoh and E. Ashbeck and A. Guermazi and F. Roemer and S. Parthasarathy},
  journal={Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases},
  pages={964 - 965}
  • C. K. Kwoh, E. Ashbeck, +2 authors S. Parthasarathy
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
  • Background Sleep disturbance has been shown to contribute to systemic inflammation, as well as increased pain sensitization. The role of sleep disturbance in knee osteoarthritis (OA) has not been established. Sleep disturbance may be an aggravating contributor to and/or a consequence of knee OA symptoms, with inflammation serving as a potential mediator. Objectives To compare knee symptoms over nine years of follow-up by frequency of sleep disturbance at baseline, among participants with or at… CONTINUE READING