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Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2008 Aug;34(3):515-29. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2008.05.007.

Epidemiology of osteoarthritis.

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  • 1Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 650 Albany Street, Suite x200, Boston, MA 02118, USA.


Evolving definitions of osteoarthritis and improvements in risk factor measurement that use advanced imaging, systemic and local biomarkers, and improved methods for measuring symptoms and their impact can help elucidate mechanisms and identify potential areas for intervention or prevention.

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