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Influence of a meal-replacement diet on quality of life in women with obesity and knee osteoarthritis before orthopedic surgery

Abstract

Background: Knee osteoarthritis is a disease with a high prevalence in our environment, especially in women. Weight loss can improve the quality of life of these patients before surgery.

Objectives: To evaluate the effect of a meal-replacement diet on weight loss, body composition, and the improvement of the quality of life in obese women with knee osteoarthritis pending surgery.

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López-Gómez JJ, Izaola-Jáuregui O, Torres-Torres B, Gómez-Hoyos E, Castro Lozano MÁ, Ortolá-Buigues A, Martín Ferrero MÁ, De Luis-Román DA. Influence of a meal-replacement diet on quality of life in women with obesity and knee osteoarthritis before orthopedic surgery. Nutr Hosp. 2018 Jan 16;35(1):71-77. English. doi: 10.20960/nh.1148. PMID: 29565152.

Published on January 16, 2018