Perioperative safety of two-team simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty in the obese patient

@inproceedings{Taylor2010PerioperativeSO,
  title={Perioperative safety of two-team simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty in the obese patient},
  author={Benjamin C. Taylor and Craig N Dimitris and John G Mowbray and Steven Tramel Gaines and Robert N. Steensen},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundAlthough the rates of perioperative morbidity and mortality with simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty remain a concern, multiple studies have shown the procedure to be safe in selected patient populations. Evidence also remains mixed regarding the outcomes of total knee arthroplasty in obese patients. The purpose of this paper is to compare the rates of perioperative morbidity and mortality in consecutive obese patients undergoing two-team simultaneous bilateral total knee… CONTINUE READING

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