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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 1

Profile of patients with osteoarthritis of knee

Author(s): Dr. Sunil Kumar TR and Dr. Satish Babu DG
Abstract: Introduction: Severe radiological osteoarthritis (grade 3 or grade 4) was uncommon under age 45 years. Overall, differences between men and women were small except for hips and knees; however, severe radiological osteoarthritis was found in a higher proportion in most of the joints in women
Methodology: The study was conducted on patients attending orthopaedics outpatient department, who had early osteoarthritis knee diagnosed by American College of Rheumatology Criteria and staged as per Ahlbacks radiological grading. The sample size studied was 32 patients of which 16 patients in each group
Results: In our study all the patients had osteoarthritis in both the knees with 10 patients having more involvement of the right knees and left knees were involved in 6 patients in Group 1 and in Group 2 the predominance of involvement of the side was equal between right and left knees with 8 patients each having more involvement on right or left knees
Conclusion: In our study group 1 had 5 patients grade 1, and 11 patients had grade2 of Ahlbacks grading of osteoarthritis knee
Pages: 655-657  |  909 Views  18 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sunil Kumar TR, Dr. Satish Babu DG. Profile of patients with osteoarthritis of knee. Int J Orthop Sci 2017;3(1):655-657. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i1j.96
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences