The associations between parity, other reproductive factors and cartilage in women aged 50 to 80 years

S Wei, Alison Venn, Changhai Ding, Johanne Martel-Pelletier, Jean-Pierre Pelletier, Francois Abram, Flavia Cicuttini, Graeme Jones

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Sex hormones and reproductive factors may be important for osteoarthritis (OA). The aim of this study was to describe the associations of parity, use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and oral contraceptives (OCs) with cartilage volume, cartilage defects and radiographic OA in a population-based sample of older women
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1307 - 1313
Number of pages7
JournalOsteoarthritis and Cartilage
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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