Adiponectin: is it a biomarker for assessing the disease severity in knee osteoarthritis patients?


Cuzdan Coskun N., Ay S., Evcik F. D. , ÖZTUNA D.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.20, no.12, pp.1942-1949, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1756-185x.12790
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1942-1949

Abstract

AimThe results of previous studies regarding the role of adiponectin in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA) are controversial. The aim of this study is to investigate the relation of plasma adiponectin levels with clinical and radiological disease severity in knee OA patients.