Inconsistent relationship between body weight/body mass index prior to total knee arthroplasty and the 12-year survival

Background: The primary hypothesis was that body weight (BW) and body mass index (BMI) significantly impact the long-term survival rate after implantation of a mobile bearing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
Methods: A national, multicentric, retrospective study was performed in France. A total of 1604 TKAs were included. The 10-year follow-up was documented, and the influence of BW and BMI on the survival rate was assessed.
Results: There was a significant influence of the BW on the 12-year survival rate for any reason and for infection; but this influence was not proportional to the BW or BM]. There was no significant influence of the BMI on the 12-year survival rate for any reason, for any mechanical reason or for infection.
Conclusion: Our results suggest that a higher BMI should not be considered as a risk factor for revision for mechanical purpose if a mobile bearing TKA with confirming design is implanted. (C) 2019 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.


Published in:
Knee, 26, 6, 1372-1378
Year:
Dec 01 2019
Publisher:
Amsterdam, ELSEVIER
ISSN:
0968-0160
1873-5800
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