Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Mutations in Osteoprotegerin Cause Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease|
Ann K. Rosenthal
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
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Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPDD) is a common type of arthritis defined by the presence of calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystals in articular cartilage. It is particularly common in the US Veteran population as risk factors for CPDD including advanced age and prior joint trauma are highly prevalent in American Veterans. We recently published a study of US veterans using ICD-9 codes to identify 29,000 American Veterans with the disease in a single 5-year period. While CPDD affects el...
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