Mid-term shoulder functional and quality of life outcomes after shoulder replacement in obese patients

Mid-term shoulder functional and quality of life outcomes after shoulder replacement in obese patients

Both TSA and RSA can be expected to impart positive functional outcomes in patients irrespective of BMI. Morbidly obese patients do not attain the same […]

Both TSA and RSA can be expected to impart positive functional outcomes in patients irrespective of BMI. Morbidly obese patients do not attain the same gains in Medical Outcomes SF-12 scores as the non-morbidly obese patients. The lower improvements in active external ROM may be due to morphological limitations of excessive adiposity.

 

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