Should overweight people lose weight prior to having orthopedic surgery?

Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine
Being overweight increases risks for infection among other complications. In this video, Robin Miller, MD,  talks about the importance of losing weight prior to orthopedic surgery.

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