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Variation in Outcomes at Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence.

08:00 EDT 26th April 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Variation in Outcomes at Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence."

In the United States, reports about perioperative complications associated with bariatric surgery led to the establishment of accreditation criteria for bariatric centers of excellence and many bariatric centers obtaining accreditation. Currently, most bariatric procedures occur at these centers, but to what extent they uniformly provide high-quality care remains unknown.

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Name: JAMA surgery
ISSN: 2168-6262
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