Exploring factors for osteoarthritis after ACL injury

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The primary aim of this study was to examine predictive factors for radiographic osteoarthritis and ‘symptoms plus radiographic osteoarthritis’ following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. These findings will help to identify potential characteristics following ACL injury that could be used to prevent or delay osteoarthritis onset.

Status of project: completed

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Prognostic factors for tibiofemoral and patellofemoral osteoarthritis 32–37 years after anterior cruciate ligament injury managed with early surgical repair or rehabilitation alone

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Researchers involved in this study included Dr Stephanie Filbay and collaborators from Linköping University. The study was funded by Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis and the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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