Bariatric Surgery in a Morbidly Obese Achondroplasic Patient - Use of the 6-Minute Walk Test to Assess Mobility and Quality of Life

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Abstract

A young woman with achondroplasia and morbid obesity (two disabling conditions) is presented. She underwent open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP). We emphasize preoperative preparation by a multidisciplinary team and the use of the 6-minute walk test to follow and assess mobility and quality of life.

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