Differences in outcomes of obese women and men undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty.

@article{Lbbeke2007DifferencesIO,
  title={Differences in outcomes of obese women and men undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Anne L{\"u}bbeke and Richard Stern and Guido Garavaglia and Line Zurcher and Pierre J. Hoffmeyer},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={327-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of obesity on the incidence of main complications (infection, dislocation, and revision), functional outcome, and patient satisfaction 5 years after primary total hip arthroplasty (THA), and to determine whether results differ between obese women and men. METHODS We conducted a hospital-based prospective cohort study… CONTINUE READING