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Study launched to see if weight loss surgery before knee replacement improves outcomes

Study launched to see if weight loss surgery before knee replacement improves outcomes
Could weight loss surgery before knee replacement improve outcomes or even eliminate the need for joint replacement in severely overweight patients? A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) aims to answer that question.

Could weight loss surgery before knee replacement improve outcomes or even eliminate the need for joint replacement in severely overweight patients? A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) aims to answer that question.

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Source: Medical Xpress



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