The varus alignment and morphologic alterations of proximal tibia affect the onset of medial knee osteoarthritis in rural Japanese women: Case control study from the longitudinal evaluation of Matsudai Knee Osteoarthritis Survey.

@article{Higano2016TheVA,
  title={The varus alignment and morphologic alterations of proximal tibia affect the onset of medial knee osteoarthritis in rural Japanese women: Case control study from the longitudinal evaluation of Matsudai Knee Osteoarthritis Survey.},
  author={Yukimasa Higano and Tadashi Hayami and Go Omori and Yoshio Koga and Kazuo Endo and Naoto Endo},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={166-71}
}
BACKGROUND Relationship malalignment of the knee and the onset of knee OA are unclear. Moreover, it has not been clarified whether malalignment of the knee affects the morphological change of the proximal tibia. The purpose of current study was to investigate whether varus knee alignment and morphological change of the proximal medial tibia influence the… CONTINUE READING