Obesity is no longer a risk factor for dislocation after total hip arthroplasty with a double-mobility cup – Home – Springer

The obesity rate, where obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m² in adults, is above 30 % in North America and near 14.5 % in Western Europe [].The number of obese adults is constantly increasing, which explains why total hip arthroplasty (THA) procedures are being performed on a growing number of obese subjects in Western countries.