Obesidad, depresión y factores asociados a la calidad de vida en artroplastia total de rodilla

Sergio Charles-Lozoya, Héctor Cobos-Aguilar, Juan C. Tamez-Montes, Jesús M. Brizuela-Ventura, Jesús M. Rangel-Valenzuela, Adrián García-Hernández

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Background: Knee osteoarthritis can be accompanied by depression and obesity, which could affect the quality of life (QOL) and function after a total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Objective: To compare the QOL in subjects with depression and obesity 5 years after TKA. Methods: Cross-sectional study of prospectively collected data, with two and three groups based on depression and obesity status. Sociodemographic variables, QOL and pain were compared. Depression was evaluated with a screening geriatric depression questionnaire used in the Mexican Health and Age Study (CENASEM). QOL was evaluated with the health survey SF-36. Results: 378 participants were reviewed, 266 were included. Depression was detected in 24.1%, female (p < 0.001), with comorbidity (p = 0.04) and anxiety (p < 0.001), and the QOL score in subjects with depression was lower (p < 0.001). Obese subjects had greater pain (analogous visual scale 3 vs. 2; p = 0.002) and affection of the vitality domain in the QOL (75 vs. 80; p = 0.02). Conclusions: Evaluating depression and QOL with questionnaires such as CENASEM and SF-36 in elderly subjects who undergo ATR should be indispensable, since detecting and treating depression could increase QOL and function. Obese elderly with TKA may present greater pain.

Título traducido de la contribuciónObesity, depression and factors associated to the quality of life in total knee arthroplasty
Idioma originalSpanish
Páginas (desde-hasta)143-149
Número de páginas7
PublicaciónCirugia y Cirujanos
EstadoPublished - mar 2020

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