Anthropometry and Clinical Features of Kashin-Beck Disease in Central Tibet.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/22209
Title:
Anthropometry and Clinical Features of Kashin-Beck Disease in Central Tibet.
Authors:
Mathieu, F; Begaux, F; Suetens, C; De Maertelaer, V; Hinsenkamp, M
Journal:
International Orthopaedics
Abstract:
We compared two different populations living in central Tibet with the purpose of establishing standard values for different anthropometric parameters in a rural population. Later on, these values were used as references for a similar study on a KBD population. One group (KBD) (n=1,246) came from the endemic areas, and the other group, serving as the control population (n=815), came from non-endemic areas. Both groups included children and adults and were of the Mongoloid type; they were farmers or semi-nomads. Height, weight, segment length, joint perimeter, joint diameter, joint movement were recorded. Also more subjective information such as general feeling of tiredness, rapid fatigue at work, work limitation, joint pain, muscle weakness, muscular atrophy, dwarfism, flatfoot, and waddling gate was also collected. Those variables were compared between the two groups.
Affiliation:
Médecins Sans Frontières, Département Médical, Bruxelles, Belgium.
Publisher:
Springer
Issue Date:
2001
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/22209
PubMed ID:
11482526
Language:
en
ISSN:
0341-2695
Appears in Collections:
Other Diseases

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMathieu, F-
dc.contributor.authorBegaux, F-
dc.contributor.authorSuetens, C-
dc.contributor.authorDe Maertelaer, V-
dc.contributor.authorHinsenkamp, M-
dc.date.accessioned2008-04-03T14:09:33Z-
dc.date.available2008-04-03T14:09:33Z-
dc.date.issued2001-
dc.identifier.citationAnthropometry and Clinical Features of Kashin-Beck Disease in Central Tibet. 2001, 25 (3):138-41notInt Orthopen
dc.identifier.issn0341-2695-
dc.identifier.pmid11482526-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/22209-
dc.description.abstractWe compared two different populations living in central Tibet with the purpose of establishing standard values for different anthropometric parameters in a rural population. Later on, these values were used as references for a similar study on a KBD population. One group (KBD) (n=1,246) came from the endemic areas, and the other group, serving as the control population (n=815), came from non-endemic areas. Both groups included children and adults and were of the Mongoloid type; they were farmers or semi-nomads. Height, weight, segment length, joint perimeter, joint diameter, joint movement were recorded. Also more subjective information such as general feeling of tiredness, rapid fatigue at work, work limitation, joint pain, muscle weakness, muscular atrophy, dwarfism, flatfoot, and waddling gate was also collected. Those variables were compared between the two groups.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSpringeren
dc.rightsArchived on this site with kind permission of Springer Science+Business Mediaen
dc.subject.meshAdolescenten
dc.subject.meshAdulten
dc.subject.meshAge Distributionen
dc.subject.meshAnthropometryen
dc.subject.meshChilden
dc.subject.meshChild, Preschoolen
dc.subject.meshElbow Jointen
dc.subject.meshFemaleen
dc.subject.meshHumansen
dc.subject.meshMaleen
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ageden
dc.subject.meshOsteoarthritisen
dc.subject.meshPronationen
dc.subject.meshRange of Motion, Articularen
dc.subject.meshReference Valuesen
dc.subject.meshRural Populationen
dc.subject.meshSupinationen
dc.subject.meshTibeten
dc.titleAnthropometry and Clinical Features of Kashin-Beck Disease in Central Tibet.en
dc.contributor.departmentMédecins Sans Frontières, Département Médical, Bruxelles, Belgium.en
dc.identifier.journalInternational Orthopaedicsen

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