The association of body weight, body fatness and body fat distribution with osteoarthritis of the knee: data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.

@article{Hochberg1995TheAO,
  title={The association of body weight, body fatness and body fat distribution with osteoarthritis of the knee: data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.},
  author={Marc C. Hochberg and Margaret Lethbridge-Çejku and William W. Scott and Rolf Reichle and Chris C. Plato and Jordan D. Tobin},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1995},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={488-93}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the association of body weight, body fatness, and body fat distribution with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. METHODS Bilateral standing knee radiographs, taken between 1985 and 1991, of 465 Caucasian men and 275 Caucasian women subjects aged 40 and above in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging were read by one investigator for grade of OA using Kellgren-Lawrence scales. Measures of obesity, assessed at same visit as the last radiograph during this interval, included… CONTINUE READING
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