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Lateral decubitus positioning in the morbidly obese orthopaedic patient

a technique guide and literature review

St.Clair, Devin D., MD; Worley, John R., MD; Crist, Brett D., MD

doi: 10.1097/BCO.0000000000000698

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Financial Disclosure: Dr. Crist discloses a financial relationship outside this work with Globus Medical, KCI, Orthopaedic Implant Company, Pacira, SMV, and DePuy Synthes. The other authors have no disclosures. The authors report no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence to Brett D. Crist, MD, University of Missouri Department of Orthopaedic Surgery One Hospital Drive, N119, Columbia, MO 65212 Tel: +(573) 882-6562; fax: +(573) 884-0438; e-mail:

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