Ultrasonographic assessment of the femoral cartilage in osteoarthritis patients with and without osteoporosis.

@article{arl2014UltrasonographicAO,
  title={Ultrasonographic assessment of the femoral cartilage in osteoarthritis patients with and without osteoporosis.},
  author={Alparslan Bayram Çarlı and Selim Akarsu and Levent Tekin and Muzaffer Saglam and Mehmet Zeki Kıralp and Levent {\"O}zçakar},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={411-5}
}
BACKGROUND The relationship between osteoporosis (OP) and osteoarthritis (OA) is yet unclear. AIM To evaluate the possible effect of OP on the femoral cartilage thickness in female patients with knee OA. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty patients with a diagnosis of knee OA were enrolled. Forty subjects who also had OP comprised Group I and the remaining 40… CONTINUE READING