Structure of persistent disability in patients with gonarthrosis

Брагина С.В., Матвеев Р.П.

Abstract


The analysis of disability has been made in 52 patients with gonarthrosis undergone outpatient treatment by an orthopedist according to the disease stages, gender, age, social status, the disease duration, the knee function, the pain syndrome nature, gait condition, disability and associated pathology. Mean age of patients amounted to 60.5±1.6) years. Positive high correlation has been revealed between age and the number of women (rs = 0.90; p = 0.037), constant pain syndrome, flexion-extension contracture of the knee and gait disorder (rs = 0.90; p = 0.037).

Keywords


osteoarthrosis; gonarthrosis; disability

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