Course Overview and Target Audience:
This combined session will review the complex relationships between osteoarthritis of the hip and knee in relation to bariatric/metabolic surgery.
- Identify the impact obesity has on the hip and knee joints
- Demonstrate the economic impact of bariatric surgery in relation to knee/hip arthroplasty
- Recognize the impact bariatric/metabolic surgery has on hip/knee arthroplasty outcomes
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Impact of Obesity on the hip and knee
The effect of Obesity on Join Arthroplasty Outcomes
The effect of bariatric surgery on osteoarthritis in patients with obesity
Cost-effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Morbidly Obese
Timing of bariatric surgery and hip/knee arthroplasty. Who goes first?
Case presentations and Future Collaborative Directions