Sunday, November 29, 2020 – Episode 142

Sunday, November 29, 2020 - Episode 142
By: Antonia Chen, MD, MBA

Patient Optimization - How to Improve Your Surgical Outcomes

  • Today we have Dr. Antonia Chen with us talking about “patient optimization” or how to improve your surgical outcomes.
  • Dr. Chen is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in hip and knee replacement.
  • She is an Associate Professor and Director of Arthroplasty Research at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
  • According to Dr. Chen, here are the main things she looks at before the surgery:
    • Diabetes
    • Obesity
    • Malnutrition
    • Patient Intervention
    • Vitamin D