Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, April 20th, 2005
"Total hip or knee replacement patients who are overweight or obese often consider their disabling joint disease a cause for their increased weight," reported C. Heisel and colleagues in a recent issue of Orthopedics.
"This prospective study investigated weight change in 100 patients after successful total joint replacement to determine whether surgical treatment of hip or knee arthritis leads to weight reduction. Postoperatively, both hip and knee replacement patients gained weight, with no...
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