Musculoskeletal findings in obese subjects before and after weight loss following bariatric surgery

@article{Hooper2007MusculoskeletalFI,
  title={Musculoskeletal findings in obese subjects before and after weight loss following bariatric surgery},
  author={Michele M Hooper and Thomas A. Stellato and Peter T. Hallowell and Berthold Seitz and Roland W. Moskowitz},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={114-120}
}
Objective:To determine the point prevalence of painful musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions in obese subjects before and after weight loss following bariatric surgery.Design:Longitudinal, interventional, unblended.Subjects:Forty-eight obese subjects (47 women, one man, mean age 44±9 years; mean body mass index (BMI) 51±8 kg/m2) recruited from an academic medical center bariatric surgery program.Measurements:Comorbid medical conditions; MSK findings; BMI; Western Ontario McMaster Osteoarthritis… CONTINUE READING