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In this episode the Augment hosts are joined by Michael Blankstein, MD, MSc, FRCSC to have an open and frank discussion about treating obese total joint arthroplasty patients. The discussion includes Dr. Blankstein’s adjustments to his practice from using hard BMI cut offs to looking at each patient individually and finding the best care for each of them. Dr. Blankstein moderated a symposium, “Go Big or Go Home: Optimizing Outcomes in Obese Patients,” at the 2022 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Read the abstract on page 61 here.
In this episode:
Jenna A. Bernstein, MD
Kevin A. Sonn, MD
Michael Blankstein, MD, MSc, FRCSC