Obese patients may experience diminished knee pain after gastric bypass surgery

There is a known link between elevated body mass index (BMI) and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA). While patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery (GBS) - a procedure that closes off much of the stomach and causes food to bypass a portion of the small intestine - typically lose weight, the comparative impact of this weight loss on knee pain and function has not been measured.
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