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Central pain sensitization improves post bariatric surgery

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eMediNexus    14 January 2018

Weight loss following bariatric surgery was associated with improvements in pain sensitization among obese patients with chronic knee pain at one year, according to a study reported online in Arthritis Care & Research. The pressure pain thresholds increased by 38.5% at the patella and by 30.9% at the wrist in patients who had undergone either laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy

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