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Arthritis
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 504189, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/504189
Clinical Study

The Effects of Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss on Knee Pain in Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee

1Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
2Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, MC H149, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
3Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 30 Hope Drive, P.O. Box 859, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
4Department of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H154, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
5Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 600 Centerview Drive, Suite 2200, P.O. Box 855, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
6Department of Radiology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H066, Hershey, PA 17033, USA

Received 31 July 2012; Revised 26 September 2012; Accepted 18 October 2012

Academic Editor: Jiri Vencovsky

Copyright © 2012 Christopher Edwards et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [5 citations]

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  • David Trofa, Eric Smith, Vivek Shah, and Scott Shikora, “Total weight loss associated with increased physical activity after bariatric surgery may increase the need for total joint arthroplasty,” Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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