Birth weight, osteoarthritis of the hand, and cardiovascular disease in men
Poole, J., Aihie-Sayer, A., Cox, V., Cooper, C., Kuh, D., Hardy, R. and Wadsworth, M. (2003) Birth weight, osteoarthritis of the hand, and cardiovascular disease in men. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 62, (10)
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Haara et al reported recently that the presence of osteoarthritis (OA) in at least one hand joint significantly predicted cardiovascular mortality in a sample of 1560 Finnish men aged 30 or over.1 OA was ascertained radiographically and classified using Kellgren’s scoring system. The association between hand OA and male cardiovascular mortality was independent of age, education, history of workload, and body mass index.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
|Date Deposited:||21 Apr 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:14|
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