Purpose of review Knee osteoarthritis is associated with increased body weight. The prevalence of obesity is increasing, and the demand for total knee arthroplasty is also growing. Conflicting data have been reported concerning the outcomes after total knee arthroplasty in obese patients, however. The purpose of this paper is to review the last two years' research into outcomes of total knee arthroplasty inobese patients.
- Body mass index
- Total knee arthroplasty
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine