Patients with uncontrolled components of metabolic syndrome have increased risk of complications following total joint arthroplasty.

Metabolic syndrome (MetS)-a diagnostic grouping of diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and obesity-has been indicated as a risk factor for perioperative complications following total joint arthroplasty (TJA). This study investigates the impact of MetS on perioperative complications, specifically the importance of controlling MetS components. One hundred… CONTINUE READING