ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.50, no.3, pp.356-361, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
Knee osteoarthritis, matrix metalloproteinase, TNF-alpha, TNF-ALPHA, RISK-FACTORS, INFLAMMATION, DEGRADATION, PROGRESSION, EXPRESSION, CARTILAGE, BONE
Objective: The aim of this study was to compare serum and synovial fluid levels of matrix metalloproteinase-13 (MMP-13) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) in 2 stages of osteoarthritis, and investigate their correlation with Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC) scores.