There are a number of osteoarthritis knee grading systems devised, the Kellgren Lawrence grading scheme is the most widely used and accepted standard for diagnosis of OA knee. The Kellgren Lawrence grading system is radiological classification of knee osteoarthritis. It progresses from grade 0 to grade IV and and based on xrays.
Knee osteoarthritis is a very common problem prevalent in all sections of society. While most of the changes are related to age, weight is a modifiable factor. Grading of knee osteoarthritis is needed to gauge the severity of the disease, communication with colleagues and planning for the treatment. There are a number of grading systems devised for knee osteoarthritis, the Kellgren-Lawrence grading scheme is the most widely used and accepted standard for diagnosis of osteoarthritis of knee.
No radiographic features of osteoarthritis are present. Subscribe to our Newsletter and get latest publications on Musculoskeletal Health your email inbox. Arun Pal Singh is an orthopedic and trauma surgeon, founder and chief editor of this website. He works in Kanwar Hospital, Hajipur, Hoshiarpur, Punjab. This website is an effort to educate and support people and medical personnel on orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal health. Wrist artrhoplasty as a procedure is still in infancy but is promising.