Clinical features of osteoarthritis of the knee in the female population of Vinnitsa region
We conducted a comprehensive clinical and laboratory survey of 104 female patients with OA of knee joints to explore the clinical profile of OA in the female population of the Vinnytsia region. It was established that the age of patients with OA ranged from 30 to 82 years with the average figure of 57.60±11.69. 46% of the OA patients had a history of disease ranging from 5 to 10 years, and almost 90% of them had excessive body weight. The revealed profile of OA clinical course in female population of the Vinnytsia region suggested a need for improvement of both diagnostic and therapeutic approach, and health outreach in the above population.
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