Are Obese Patients Good Candidates for Knee Replacement?


As the nation’s collective waistline continues to expand, so does the average body mass index of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. But, as the authors of a new study suggest, the multiple comorbidities associated with obesity can negatively affect the results of — or even preclude — knee-replacement surgery. Read more from Outpatient Surgery.


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