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Vol:243 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #14676
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Risk of Complications After Total Knee Arthroplasty


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OrthoEvidence. Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Risk of Complications After Total Knee Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2022;243(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14676

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Risk of Complications After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

JAMA Netw Open. 2022 01-Apr;():. 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.6722

Contributing Authors:
MM Dowsey WA Brown A Cochrane PR Burton D Liew PF Choong

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Synopsis

82 obese patients on a waiting list for a primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) procedure were randomized to receive a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band procedure prior to surgery (n=41) or standard TKA protocol (n=41). The primary outcome of interest was the composite rate of: death; peri/post-operative complications resulting in delayed discharge; wound complications; prosthetic infection; an...

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