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Perioperative safety of two-team simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty in the obese patient

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, January 2010
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Title
Perioperative safety of two-team simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty in the obese patient
Published in
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, January 2010
DOI 10.1186/1749-799x-5-38
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Authors

Benjamin C Taylor, Craig Dimitris, John G Mowbray, Steven T Gaines, Robert N Steensen

Abstract

Although the rates of perioperative morbidity and mortality with simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty remain a concern, multiple studies have shown the procedure to be safe in selected patient populations. Evidence also remains mixed regarding the outcomes of total knee arthroplasty in obese patients. The purpose of this paper is to compare the rates of perioperative morbidity and mortality in consecutive obese patients undergoing two-team simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty and unilateral total knee arthroplasty.

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 3%
South Africa 1 3%
Unknown 32 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 21%
Researcher 5 15%
Student > Postgraduate 5 15%
Student > Bachelor 3 9%
Other 3 9%
Other 6 18%
Unknown 5 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 22 65%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 3%
Psychology 1 3%
Engineering 1 3%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 6 18%

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#13,710,680
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Outputs from Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
#570
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#156,582
of 245,656 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
#11
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