All publications of “Michele Ferreira de Souza Di Nubila”

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Self-reported outcomes of patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery assessed by the WOMAC questionnaire

Michele Ferreira de Souza Di Nubila, Carolina Gomes Matarazzo, Andrea Diniz Lopes-Albers, Fátima Cristina Martorano Gobbi

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao1982

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess pain, stiffness and physical function outcomes among patients undergoing total hip replacement using the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index.Methods:From January 2009 to July 2010, 64 male and female patients were assessed using the WOMAC questionnaire at baseline, hospital discharge, 3-month follow-up, and 6-month follow-up; one group of patients with primary hip osteoarthritis (n = 42) and another group with hip fracture (n = 22).Results:Changes in the total scores of the osteoarthritis group were statistically significant comparing […]