Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2021 Nov 10. Epub 2021 Nov 10.
Department of Family Medicine and Supportive Care Centre, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; Department of Clinical Research Design and Evaluation/ Department of Digital Health, Samsung Advanced Institute for Health Science and Technology (SAIHST), Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address:
Objectives: Previous studies of the relationships between female reproductive factors and osteoarthritis (OA) have shown conflicting results. In this study, we aimed to explore the relationships between reproductive factors and joint replacement arthroplasty of the knee (TKRA) and hip (THRA) in a large nationwide population-based cohort of postmenopausal Korean women.
Methods: We included 1,134,680 subjects who participated in national health examinations in 2009 in the study. Read More