Obesity increases risk of complications after shoulder joint replacement surgery

Obesity increases risk of complications after shoulder joint replacement surgery

For patients undergoing shoulder joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty), higher body mass index is linked to increased complications -- including the need for 'revision' surgery, reports a new study.

For patients undergoing shoulder joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty), higher body mass index is linked to increased complications -- including the need for 'revision' surgery, reports a new study.

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Source: Science Daily

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