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Injury. 1988 Mar;19(2):105-8.

Age, overweight, sex, and knee instability: their relationship to the post-traumatic osteoarthrosis of the knee joint.

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Tampere Research Station of Sports Medicine, Finland.

Abstract

A study was undertaken to find out what effect age, weight and sex had on the development of osteoarthrosis after ligament injuries of the knee. These factors were not important, but the primary treatment determined the functional result. Early stability should be restored.

PMID:
3198255
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