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
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Partial or total replacement of a joint.
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Finger
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.
The inanimate matter of Earth, the structures and properties of this matter, and the processes that affect it.
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