Trial ID or NCT#

NCT02598531

Status

recruiting iconRECRUITING

Purpose

The purpose of the SWIFT Trial is to answer two research questions. 1. Does bariatric surgery before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) improve both perioperative and long-term outcomes of TKA in extreme obesity? 2. Does bariatric surgery before TKA delay or possibly negate the need for arthroplasty?

Official Title

Surgical Weight-Loss to Improve Functional Status Trajectories Following Total Knee Arthroplasty (SWIFT Trial)

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 22 Years to 75 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

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