Obesity and unanticipated hospital admission following outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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Summary of "Obesity and unanticipated hospital admission following outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy."

Compared to other common outpatient operations, laparoscopic cholecystectomy has higher rates of unanticipated hospital admission with reports ranging from 1.0 to 39.5%. Identification of simple preoperative risk factors for admission can aid appropriate patient selection. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of obesity with need for hospital admission and day of surgery postoperative complications.


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Name: Surgical endoscopy
ISSN: 1432-2218


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Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.

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