Menachem M. Meller

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The prevalence of class III obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m(2)) in black women is 18%. As class III obesity leads to hip joint deterioration, black women frequently present for orthopedic care. Weight loss associated with bariatric surgery should lead to enhanced success of hip replacements. However, we present a case of a black woman who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric(More)
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