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Weighing in on Body Mass Index and Infection After Total Joint Arthroplasty

Is There Evidence for a Body Mass Index Threshold?

Fink, Bernd, MD

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®: October 2018 - Volume 476 - Issue 10 - p 1970–1971
doi: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000200
2017 MUSCULOSKELETAL INFECTION SOCIETY PROCEEDINGS
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B. Fink, Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Markgröningen, Germany

Bernd Fink MD, Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Kurt-Lindemann-Weg 10, D-71706 Markgröningen, Germany, Email: b.fink@okm.de

This CORR Insights® is a commentary on the article “Weighing in on Body Mass Index and Infection After Total Joint Arthroplasty: Is There Evidence for a Body Mass Index Threshold?” by Shohat and colleagues available at: DOI: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000141.

The author certifies that neither he, nor any members of his immediate family, have any commercial associations (such as consultancies, stock ownership, equity interest, patent/licensing arrangements, etc.) that might pose a conflict of interest in connection with the submitted article.

All ICMJE Conflict of Interest Forms for authors and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® editors and board members are on file with the publication and can be viewed on request.

The opinions expressed are those of the writers, and do not reflect the opinion or policy of CORR® or The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®.

This CORR Insights® comment refers to the article available at DOI: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000141.

© 2018 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins LWW
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