Does bariatric surgery improve outcomes of lower limb total joint arthroplasty?

Lauren McDermott


This systematic review shows no clear pattern of the impact of bariatric surgery (BS) on lower limb total joint arthroplasty (TJA). Prophylactic BS prior to lower limb TJA to induce weight loss does not significantly impact postoperative complication rates.

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