Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2021 Jul 19. Epub 2021 Jul 19.
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA;; The Mongan Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. Electronic address:
Objectives: There is still a large unmet need for novel osteoarthritis (OA) treatments that could provide clinically important effects on long-term pain relief (≥12 months). We examined the relation of bariatric surgery along with weight loss to analgesic prescription and all-cause mortality among individuals with OA.
Methods: We conducted a cohort study among individuals with OA using The Health Improvement Network. Read More