AAOS: Underweight status increases shoulder arthroplasty complications

AAOS: Underweight status increases shoulder arthroplasty complications

Underweight patients have a high number of adverse events and postoperative infections after total shoulder arthroplasty, even compared with super morbidly obese patients, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held from March 12 to 16 in Las Vegas.

Source:Medical Xpress

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