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Friend; male 35, approx 6', 300lb, with leg/knee compression fracture - they want to do bone transplant. Attached xray. What do you think?

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Dr. Donald Alves
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In brief: Uphill climb ahead!

Non-Orthopedist answer: BMI 40+ will make surgical conditions, early healing, PT, and final resolution much more difficult.
Need a specialist (and later a PT) who works with bariatric patients for best chance for good outcome.

In brief: Uphill climb ahead!

Non-Orthopedist answer: BMI 40+ will make surgical conditions, early healing, PT, and final resolution much more difficult.
Need a specialist (and later a PT) who works with bariatric patients for best chance for good outcome.
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