The influence of diabetes mellitus and obesity on upper limb arthroplasty outcomes: A systematic review protocol
Theodoulou A., Krishnan J., Aromataris E.
© 2017 THE JOANNA BRIGGS INSTITUTE. Review question/objective: The objective of this review is to locate and synthesize the best available evidence investigating the impact of selected comorbidities on upper limb arthroplasty outcomes. The review question is: Are patients with diabetes mellitus or obesity at an increased risk of complications and/or poorer postoperative outcomes following total shoulder, reverse total shoulder and total elbow arthroplasty?