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Weight loss is effective for symptomatic relief in obese subjects with knee osteoarthritis independently of joint damage severity assessed by high-field MRI and radiography

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title = "Weight loss is effective for symptomatic relief in obese subjects with knee osteoarthritis independently of joint damage severity assessed by high-field MRI and radiography",
abstract = "With an increasing prevalence of older and obese citizens, the problems of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) will escalate. Weight loss is recommended for obese KOA patients and in a majority of cases this leads to symptomatic relief. We hypothesized that pre-treatment structural status of the knee joint, assessed by radiographs, 1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and knee-joint alignment, may influence the symptomatic changes following a significant weight reduction.",
keywords = "Aged, Anthropometry, Body Mass Index, Female, Humans, Knee Joint, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Middle Aged, Muscle Strength, Obesity, Osteoarthritis, Knee, Severity of Illness Index, Treatment Outcome, Weight Loss",
author = "H Gudbergsen and M Boesen and Lohmander, {L S} and R Christensen and M Henriksen and Bartels, {E M} and P Christensen and L Rindel and J Aaboe and B Danneskiold-Sams{\o}e and Riecke, {B F} and H Bliddal",
note = "Copyright {\circledC} 2012 Osteoarthritis Research Society International. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.",
year = "2012",
doi = "10.1016/j.joca.2012.02.639",
language = "English",
volume = "20",
pages = "495--502",
journal = "Osteoarthritis and Cartilage",
issn = "1063-4584",
publisher = "W.B./Saunders Co. Ltd",
number = "6",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Weight loss is effective for symptomatic relief in obese subjects with knee osteoarthritis independently of joint damage severity assessed by high-field MRI and radiography

AU - Gudbergsen, H

AU - Boesen, M

AU - Lohmander, L S

AU - Christensen, R

AU - Henriksen, M

AU - Bartels, E M

AU - Christensen, P

AU - Rindel, L

AU - Aaboe, J

AU - Danneskiold-Samsøe, B

AU - Riecke, B F

AU - Bliddal, H

N1 - Copyright © 2012 Osteoarthritis Research Society International. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

PY - 2012

Y1 - 2012

N2 - With an increasing prevalence of older and obese citizens, the problems of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) will escalate. Weight loss is recommended for obese KOA patients and in a majority of cases this leads to symptomatic relief. We hypothesized that pre-treatment structural status of the knee joint, assessed by radiographs, 1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and knee-joint alignment, may influence the symptomatic changes following a significant weight reduction.

AB - With an increasing prevalence of older and obese citizens, the problems of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) will escalate. Weight loss is recommended for obese KOA patients and in a majority of cases this leads to symptomatic relief. We hypothesized that pre-treatment structural status of the knee joint, assessed by radiographs, 1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and knee-joint alignment, may influence the symptomatic changes following a significant weight reduction.

KW - Aged

KW - Anthropometry

KW - Body Mass Index

KW - Female

KW - Humans

KW - Knee Joint

KW - Magnetic Resonance Imaging

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Muscle Strength

KW - Obesity

KW - Osteoarthritis, Knee

KW - Severity of Illness Index

KW - Treatment Outcome

KW - Weight Loss

U2 - 10.1016/j.joca.2012.02.639

DO - 10.1016/j.joca.2012.02.639

M3 - Journal article

VL - 20

SP - 495

EP - 502

JO - Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

JF - Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

SN - 1063-4584

IS - 6

ER -

ID: 36780439