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.

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Name: Acta orthopaedica
ISSN: 1745-3682
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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.

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