Radiographic assessment of hip and knee osteoarthritis. Recommendations: recommended guidelines

  • Vignon E
  • Conrozier T
  • Piperno M
 et al. 
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Abstract

Pathological lesions of osteoarthritis, demonstrated by conventional radiography, can be assessed by scoring systems and/or measurement with a quite acceptable reproducibility. Scores are recommended for a rough staging of osteoarthritis and of bone changes. Measurement is recommended for assessment of joint space narrowing progression. A good assessment of progression implicates a perfect reproducibility of the radiographic image of the joint. Accuracy of standard radiograph is improved by some views such as the hip profile and the schuss view

Author-supplied keywords

  • England
  • Human
  • Knee
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis,Hip
  • Osteoarthritis,Knee
  • Practice Guidelines
  • radiography

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  • PMID: 10419791

Authors

  • E Vignon

  • T Conrozier

  • M Piperno

  • S Richard

  • Y Carrillon

  • O Fantino

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