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Title: Therapeutic education and functional readaptation in obese patients on a waiting list for total knee replacement. A case-control study
Author: Nuñez, M.
Nuñez, E.
Lozano, L.L.
Sastre, Sergi
Sauló, A.
Segur Vilalta, Josep M.
Alemany, X.
Maculé Beneyto, Francisco
Suso Vergara, Santiago
Keywords: Artroplàstia
Estudi de casos
Case studies
Issue Date: 1-Jun-2014
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Abstract: Background Studies show patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) on waiting list for total knee replacement (TKR) underused conservative treatment, did not adhere to clinical guidelines on knee OA management, and potentially had earlier surgery and a higher risk of revisions. Therapeutic education and functional readaptation (TEFR) plus conventional therapy in waiting list patients improved function and adherence. TKR patients are often obese, negatively influencing TKR results, many patients are dissatisfied after TKR, and around 14% of TKR are inappropriate...
It is part of: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2014, vol. 72, num. S2, p. 460-461
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ISSN: 0003-4967
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Articles publicats en revistes (IDIBAPS: Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer)

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