Cartilage markers in synovial fluid in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.
- Published Article
Annals of the rheumatic diseases
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1997
The higher aggrecan/COMP ratios in osteoarthritis could reflect increased cartilage matrix turnover in osteoarthritis with predominant release of aggrecan fragments. Synovial fluid analysis of cartilage markers holds promise as a useful means of monitoring changes in the cartilage turnover in studies of pathogenic mechanisms in osteoarthritis.
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