International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part C (2017)
Index of severity of knee osteoarthritis of elderly females in rural area
Objective: The objective of the present study was to find out age wise severity of OA Knee in elderly females and to compare the level of severity of OA knee in obese and non obese participants. Result: Mean score of OA knee according to age group as per grading of Lequesne et al scale showed that severity was higher in participants with increased age group. Also, severity of OA knee was higher in obese participants than compared with non-obese participants. Conclusion: Level of severity of OA is higher in obese people than in non obese people of the same age.
How to cite this article:
Sarita Shevatekar, Dr. Deepali Hande, Dr. Nupoor Kulkarni. Index of severity of knee osteoarthritis of elderly females in rural area. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(3):155-158.