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Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology , CH-1211 Geneva , Switzerland Anne.LubbekeWolff@hcuge.ch.
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Name: Acta orthopaedica
Obesity is a well-known risk factor for postoperative complications following total joint arthroplasty. However, because the operation is often successful, orthopedic surgeons continue to operate on o...
Obesity is a common problem in the western European countries. Since the association between obesity and the emergence of gonarthrosis is approved, it is more important to gain reliable information ab...
Introduction High patient weight is a risk factor for mechanical implant failure and some manufacturers list obesity as a contraindication for implant use. We reviewed data from the 2012-2013 UK Natio...
Cirrhosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality and is an important risk factor for complications in surgical patients. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of cirrhosis ...
To use population-level data to (1) evaluate the conversion rate of total hip arthroplasty (THA) within 2 years of hip arthroscopy and (2) assess the influence of age, arthritis, and obesity on the ra...
The purpose of the SWIFT Trial is to answer two research questions. 1. Does bariatric surgery before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) improve both perioperative and long-term outcomes...
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...
This is a prospective, consecutive series, multicenter clinical study of clinical outcomes following total hip arthroplasty with the SMF stem.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate long-term clinical and radiographic data between geometrically identical GVF and cross-linked polyethylene-bearing inserts in total knee arthroplas...
The purpose of this study is to determine the limited effectiveness of drains during Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Drains are used during joint arthroplasty procedures to decrease infection...
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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Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure to restore the integrity and function of a joint. A joint can be restored by resurfacing the bones. An artificial joint (called a prosthesis) may also be used. Various types of arthritis may affect the joints. Osteo...