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Obesity in total hip replacement.

Abstract:

A prospective, multi-centre study was carried out on 1421 total hip replacements between January 1999 and July 2007 to examine if obesity has an effect on clinical outcomes. The patients were categorised into three groups: non-obese (body mass index (BMI) < 30 kg/m(2)), obese (BMI 30 to 40 kg/m(2)) and morbidly obese (BMI > 40 kg/m(2)). The primary outcome measure was the change in Oxford hip score at five years. Secondary outcome measures included dislocation and revision rates, increa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
90
Issue:
4
Pages:
424-429
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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ISSN:
0301-620X
URN:
uuid:4d8ca3bd-c007-4374-87c8-fd9f19b9c16e
Source identifiers:
63576
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pubs:63576

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