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2008-06-26 06:02:19

By Croton, Lizzie JOURNALS WATCH Too busy to catch up on the latest research? Let Dr Lizzie Croton update you on recent papers Lumbar decompression and weight loss J Bone Joint SurgAm 2008; 90: 742-7 Overweight patients with neurogenic claudication secondary to spinal stenosis often find weight loss difficult due to their limited mobility. Many believe that decompression surgery will enable them to increase their activity levels and so lose weight. This study examined patients who...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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