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Risk factors for knee osteoarthritis


S. Smetanin, MD; A. Lychagin, MD I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov

Knee osteoarthritis accounts for almost half of large joint diseases. The progression of the disease over 10 years leads to disability of patients even at working age; whereas the prevention and treatment of the disease require huge health care costs. The risk factors for knee osteoarthritis attract the attention of many investigators.

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