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Does body mass index affect the outcome of unicompartmental knee replacement?

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BACKGROUND: Obesity is considered to be a contraindication for unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR). The aim was to study the impact of BMI on failure rate and clinical outcome of the Oxford mobile bearing UKR. METHOD: Two thousand four hundred and thirty-eight medial Oxford UKRs were studied prospectively and divided into groups: BMI<25 (n=378), BMI 25 to <30 (n=856), BMI 30 to <35 (n=712), BMI 35 to <40 (n=286), and BMI 40 to <45 (n=126) and BMI≥45 (n=80). RESULTS: There w...

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10.1016/j.knee.2012.09.017

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Knee
Volume:
20
Issue:
6
Pages:
461-465
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
URN:
uuid:9f80c376-8e5c-45e5-8714-1b1406523f9e
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358316
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pubs:358316

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