Obesity in total hip arthroplasty-does it really matter?
Summary of "Obesity in total hip arthroplasty-does it really matter?"
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Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology , CH-1211 Geneva , Switzerland Anne.LubbekeWolff@hcuge.ch.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Acta orthopaedica
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22248166
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17453674.2011.652893
Morbid obesity (BMI [body mass index], ≥40 kg/m(2)) is associated with a higher risk of complications, including infection and implant failure, following primary total hip arthroplasty. The purpose ...
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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains a cause of significant morbidity and mortality following total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Prophylaxis significantly reduces the rate...
The hypothesis for the present study was that patients receiving a minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty will show a faster improvement on walking ability and mobilization in the immed...
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Long term follow-up is needed to determine whether current Mobile Bearing revision Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) designs will improve implant longevity. The potential advantages of mobile...
Transient cognitive changes after surgery may be due to many different factors. It is estimated that between 5-29% of patients undergoing orthopedic surgery experience a transient decline...
The purpose is to determine if differences exist in the attainment of functional milestones that reflect activities of daily living between mini-posterior and direct anterior approach tota...
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Partial or total replacement of a joint.
Partial or total replacement of one or more FINGERS, or a FINGER JOINT.
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
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