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Amir A. Ghaferi
Patients who undergo bariatric surgery have a higher risk for developing new persistent opioid use compared with patients who undergo other elective surgeries, according to research presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting and World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery.
Additionally, Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, MS, associate professor of surgery and business at the University of Michigan and director of the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative, and colleagues said their research revealed several other short- and long-term
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Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...