TITLE

Review: Moderate weight loss improves functional disability but does not reduce pain in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a research that found that moderate weight loss does not reduce pain but improves functional disability in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). It is informed that only patients with knee OA were included in studies of mixed patients population. It is reported that four randomized controlled trials (RCTs) met the selection criteria of the study that had Jadad scores of 2 or 3. Relevant chart is also given.
ACCESSION #
27029971

 

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