The influence of diabetes mellitus and obesity on upper limb arthroplasty outcomes: A systematic review protocol

Annika Theodoulou, Jeganath Krishnan, Edoardo Aromataris

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    Abstract

    Review question/objective: The objective of this review is to locate and synthesize the best available evidence investigating the impact of selected comorbidities on upper limb arthroplasty outcomes. The review question is: Are patients with diabetes mellitus or obesity at an increased risk of complications and/or poorer postoperative outcomes following total shoulder, reverse total shoulder and total elbow arthroplasty?

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3-9
    Number of pages7
    JournalJBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
    Volume15
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2017

    Keywords

    • Comorbidity
    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Elbow arthroplasty
    • Obesity
    • Shoulder arthroplasty

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