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Category : Journal (knee) / Orthopaedics

With the prevalence of obesity rising to nearly 40% among American adults, [1] orthopaedic surgeons are facing a serious issue: Should they perform elective total knee arthroplasty (TKA) on patients with a high body mass index (BMI)  knowing that obesity can put patients at risk for complications of surgery  or should they require them to lose weight first?
Source : ICJR
On : 02-Apr-2019