Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 23rd, 2008
"The purpose of this study was therefore to quantify the role of high preoperative BMI on long-term pain status and functional outcome after THA. In a multi-center cohort, study data of 20,553 primary THAs (18,968 patients) and 43,562 postoperative clinical examinations were analyzed for a follow-up period of up to 15 years. Patients were classified into three BMI groups (normal weight < 25 kg/m(2),...
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