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Obese heart surgery patients require significantly more ICU resources

05:57 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

After heart surgery, obese patients tend to require additional intensive care unit (ICU) services and longer recovery times when compared to non-obese patients. This results in more expensive, more labor-intensive care, according to a study published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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