TITLE

The overweight and obese may be at greater risk for lumbar disc degeneration

AUTHOR(S)
Springer, Thomas M.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Orthopedics Today;Jul2010, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about a study on the impact of an elevated body mass index on the extent and severity of disc degeneration presented by Dino Samartzis of the University of Hongkong at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
ACCESSION #
52044414

 

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