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Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disorder, which is characterized by the occurrence of thinning of the cartilage in the joints and causes bones to rub against each other so that stiffness, pain, and movement disorders arise. The condition of obesity can worsen osteoarthritis and cause complications of knee deformity. Objection of this study was to knowing the profile of knee osteoarthritis patients with obesity in the physical medicine and rehabilitation department of Airlangga University Hospital Surabaya. This research is a retrospective descriptive study by taking data from secondary data in the form of medical records for osteoarthritis patients in 2017 at the physical medicine and rehabilitation department of Airlangga University Hospital Surabaya. The results obtained was from a total sample of 36 obese knee osteoarthritis patients, the highest age group was 50-69 years (66,7%), dominated by female (69,4%), patients was grade 1 obese (77,8%), patients had bilateral knee osteoarthritis (47,2%), and the highest severity of osteoarthritis was grade 2 (61,1%). Then obtained osteoarthritis patients with obesity accompanied by knee deformity amounted to 9 people, with the most common deformity was varus deformity (81,25%) from total patients with deformity. Knee osteoarthritis was mostly found in elderly and female. Most patients were grade 1 obesity. More patients with bilateral osteoarthritis with grade 2-3. The knee deformity that more commonly found in patients was varus deformity.


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Sarah Evita Husnah, Universitas Airlangga

Program Studi S1 Kedokteran, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

Andriati , Universitas Airlangga & RSUD Dr. Soetomo

Departemen Kedokteran Fisik dan Rehabilitasi, Universitas Airlangga & RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya, Indonesia

Teddy Heri Wardhana , Universitas Airlangga & RSUD Dr. Soetomo

Departemen Orthopaedi dan Traumatologi, Universitas Airlangga & RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya, Indonesia

Awalia, Universitas Airlangga & RSUD Dr. Soetomo

Departemen Penyakit Dalam, Universitas Airlangga & RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya, Indonesia

How to Cite
Husnah, S. E., Andriati , A., Wardhana , T. H., & Awalia, A. (2019). Osteoarthritis Knee Patient with Obesity in Airlangga University Hospital Surabaya. Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan, 1(2), 102-109.
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