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Malnourished patients had increased risk for short-term complications after TSA

Malnourished patients had increased risk for short-term complications after TSA
Malnourished patients had increased risk for short-term complications after TSA

Source: Healio

Patients who were malnourished prior to total shoulder arthroplasty experienced a significantly increased risk for blood transfusion, longer hospital length of stay and death within 30 days of surgery, according to results.

Patients who were malnourished prior to total shoulder arthroplasty experienced a significantly increased risk for blood transfusion, longer hospital length of stay and death within 30 days of surgery, according to results.

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