Course Overview and Target Audience:

This combined session will review the complex relationships between osteoarthritis of the hip and knee in relation to bariatric/metabolic surgery.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the impact obesity has on the hip and knee joints
  2. Demonstrate the economic impact of bariatric surgery in relation to knee/hip arthroplasty
  3. Recognize the impact bariatric/metabolic surgery has on hip/knee arthroplasty outcomes

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8:00am Welcome
8:05am Impact of Obesity on the hip and knee
8:20am The effect of Obesity on Join Arthroplasty Outcomes
8:35am The effect of bariatric surgery on osteoarthritis in patients with obesity
8:50am Cost-effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Morbidly Obese
9:05am Timing of bariatric surgery and hip/knee arthroplasty. Who goes first?
9:20am Case presentations and Future Collaborative Directions
9:35am Closing Q&A
9:45am Adjourn