Losing weight before knee surgery of little benefit

In a new study, U of A researchers found no evidence that losing weight before undergoing knee surgery is beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis. The research suggests BMI may not be a good indicator of how patients will fare after surgery. (Photo: Obesity Canada, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Researchers find no evidence that BMI is a good determinant of surgical outcomes for osteoarthritis