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The purpose of this study is to propose a multi-dimensional score to predict those patients undergoing bariatric surgeries who will be in need for postoperative ICU admission.
A multi-dimensional score of 7 risk factors was proposed which may help in identifying morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgeries who will need admission to a critical care unit postoperatively for follow up.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Bariatric Surgery Procedures
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University
Ain Shams University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-11-30T15:45:22-0500
examination of the importance of the use of X-ray in bariatric surgery outcome.
The aim of this cohort study is to collect prospectively clinical data on all the patients admitted in the investigators department for bariatric surgery or for any complication of a baria...
Studying obesity and metabolic syndrome attention is focused more and more on gut microbiota. In humans and animals, bariatric surgery (mainly gastric bypass surgery) lead to alterations o...
The objectives in this study are to provide information on the efficacy of transdermal supplement patches on treating nutrient malabsorption and deficiency in post-op bariatric patients, a...
An interventional prospective study on 200 bariatric surgery candidates from the Assuta Medical Center (AMC). The first 100 patients will be assigned to the control group and the later 100...
Increasing numbers of patients who have undergone bariatric surgery are now presenting to orthopedic surgeons for elective arthroplasties. In addition, orthopedic surgeons themselves are referring mor...
Bariatric surgery induces significant weight loss for severely obese patients, but there is limited evidence of the durability of weight loss compared with nonsurgical matches and across bariatric pro...
Obesity has increased exponentially in the United States, affecting over 78 million individuals. As the rates of obesity increase, providers encounter more women with a history of bariatric surgery. C...
Bariatric procedures are increasingly being used to combat the rising obesity epidemic. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of these interventions on bowel habit.
Obesity is a worldwide epidemic, having profound effects on Western populations. Bariatric surgery has long been employed to treat obesity and its related comorbidities. Over time, researchers have am...
Surgical procedures aimed at producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.
Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.
Procedures that avoid use of open invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-control manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device. With the reduced trauma associated with minimally invasive surgery, long hospital stays may be reduced with increased rates of short stay or day surgery.
Activities related to WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with OBESITY. Treatment methods include DIET; EXERCISE; BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION; medications; and BARIATRIC SURGERY.
Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.