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1. Citation: Jassim, S. S., Douglas, S. L., & Haddad, F. S. (2014). Athletic activity after lower limb arthroplasty: a systematic review of current evidence. The Bone & Joint Journal, 96-B(7), 923-927. doi:10.1302/0301-620X.96B7.31585
Keywords: Arthroplasty; Hip resurfacing; Sports; Total Hip Replacement; Total Knee Replacement; Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
Abstract: This review concludes that there is little evidence that high activity levels are associated with early implant failure. Participating in sports post implant is determined mostly by pre-operative activity level, age and body mass index, much less so by type of joint replaced.
Link to Full Text:http://www.bjj.boneandjoint.org.uk/content/96-B/7/923
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24986946
Record Updated:2016-07-26
 

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