TKA in obese patients: Two-year outcomes between stemmed vs. standard tibial implants
Do Stemmed Tibial Components in Total Knee Arthroplasty Improve Outcomes in Patients With Obesity?Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Jan;475(1):137-145
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120 patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty who had a BMI over 30 kg/m2 were included in this trial to determine the effectiveness of using a stemmed modular tibial implant in comparison to a standard tibial modular implant in obese patients. Randomization into the two group was stratified by the severity of obesity (moderate and severe). Patients were followed up over a two year period for pa...
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