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Percent body fat is more predictive of function after total joint arthroplasty than body mass index

Ledford CK et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2016

Country : USA

Journal : Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume

Background: Obesity has an important impact on the future of total joint arthroplasty; however, the definition and influence of obesity on surgical risks and outcomes remain controversial. Our hypothesis was that percent body fat was better than body mass index (BMI) at identifying clinical risks and patient-reported functional outcomes following arthroplasty. Methods: Clinical and functional outcomes were collected prospectively in 215 patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty (115 patients) or total hip arthroplasty …
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