The impact of sarcopenic obesity on knee and hip osteoarthritis: a scoping review

Abstract Background The progressive, debilitating nature of knee and hip osteoarthritis can result in severe, persistent pain and disability, potentially leading to a need for total joint arthroplasty (TJA) in end-stage osteoarthritis. TJA in adults with obesity is associated with increased surgical...

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Main Authors: Kristine Godziuk, Carla M. Prado, Linda J. Woodhouse, Mary Forhan
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-07-01
Series:BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
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