The rise Osteoarthritis detection in Malaysia population

Osteoarthritis is the most common of joint pain that demands clinical attention and resources.The true extent of patients  being treated for the common “sakit sendi pinggul” and “sakit lutut” in Malaysian shores   Is relatively poorly demonstrated in liteature. Although our clinics seem to commonly filled to the brim due to this common problem ;the actual numbers  of patients affected and require total knee replacement and total hip replacement remains unknown.

The diagram below taken from http://global-disease-burden.healthgrove.com/l/76335/Osteoarthritis-in-Malaysia demonstrates the actual increase in total amount of cases being treated over the years.The steady incline of total amount of cases being treated is somewhat accelerated in 2000s to present day.

    The occurance of osteoarthritis is common population in elderly more than 65 years old is around 10-15 percent with women being affected more .

Translation by google translate

Osteoarthritis adalah kesakitan sendi yang paling biasa yang menuntut perhatian dan sumber klinikal. Sebilangan besar pesakit yang dirawat untuk “sakit sendi pinggul” dan “sakit lutut” biasa di pantai Malaysia. Ia agak kurang ditunjukkan dalam liteature. Walaupun klinik kami seolah-olah biasa dipenuhi dengan masalah yang biasa ini, jumlah sebenar pesakit yang terjejas dan memerlukan penggantian lutut total dan penggantian pinggul total tidak diketahui.
Rajah di bawah diambil dari http://global-disease-burden.healthgrove.com/l/76335/Osteoarthritis-in-Malaysia menunjukkan peningkatan sebenar jumlah kes yang dirawat selama bertahun-tahun. Kes-kes yang dirawat agak dipercepatkan pada tahun 2000-an hingga sekarang.
    Kejadian osteoarthritis adalah penduduk biasa di kalangan warga tua yang berumur 65 tahun adalah sekitar 10 hingga 15 peratus dengan wanita yang terjejas lebih banyak.

    

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