Effects of bariatric surgery for knee complaints in (morbidly) obese adult patients: a systematic review.

Abstract

Obesity is a major risk factor for the development of knee osteoarthritis, and over the past 30 years the prevalence of obesity has more than doubled. In an advanced-stage knee osteoarthritis is treated with total knee arthroplasty, and the demand for primary total knee arthroplasties is expected to grow exponentially. However, total knee arthroplasty in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/obr.12236

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