Most people lost weight (>0 kg) 6 months following TKA and THA and a considerable proportion of people achieved ≥5 % loss of body weight. The magnitude of weight loss was greater following TKA than THA, with worse pre-operative function being a predictor of more weight loss. Further attention to weight management is required to assist a greater number of people to achieve a larger magnitude of weight loss following knee and hip joint arthroplasty.

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Teichtahl AJ et al. Weight change following knee and hip joint arthroplasty-a six-month prospective study of adults with osteoarthritis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015 Jun 7;16:137. doi: 10.1186/s12891-015-0598-y.

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