Obesidad y reemplazamiento total de cadera y rodilla.(I)

Anish K. Amina, James D. Salesa and Ivan J. Brenkel, a,

aDepartment of Orthopaedics, Queen Margaret Hospital, Fife KY 12 0SU, UK

Summary

As the prevalence of obesity rises, the number of hip and knee replacements performed on obese patients will rise. This article reviews the correlation between obesity and the development of osteoarthritis in the hip and knee, and outcomes.

Current Orthopaedics Volume 20, Issue 3 , June 2006, Pages 216-221.

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