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No surgical innovation without evaluation: the IDEAL recommendations
- P. McCulloch, D. Altman, W. Campbell, D. Flum, for the Balliol Collaboration
- The Lancet
- 26 September 2009
Surgery and other invasive therapies are complex interventions, the assessment of which is challenged by factors that depend on operator, team, and setting, such as learning curves, quality… Expand
Weight change and health outcomes at 3 years after bariatric surgery among individuals with severe obesity.
IMPORTANCE Severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥35) is associated with a broad range of health risks. Bariatric surgery induces weight loss and short-term health improvements, but little is known… Expand
Early mortality among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing bariatric surgical procedures.
- D. Flum, Leon Salem, Jo Ann Broeckel Elrod, E. Dellinger, A. Cheadle, L. Chan
- 19 October 2005
CONTEXT Case series demonstrate that bariatric surgery can be performed with a low rate of perioperative mortality (0.5%), but the rate among high-risk patients and the community at large is unknown.… Expand
Impact of gastric bypass operation on survival: a population-based analysis.
BACKGROUND Bariatric procedures are increasingly performed but their impact on survival is unknown. STUDY DESIGN We evaluated short- and longterm mortality rates of patients undergoing gastric… Expand
Intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy.
CONTEXT Intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) may decrease the risk of common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy by helping to avoid misidentification of the CBD. OBJECTIVE To… Expand
Have Outcomes of Incisional Hernia Repair Improved With Time?: A Population-Based Analysis
ObjectiveTo determine if certain outcomes of incisional hernia repair have improved in recent eras. Summary Background DataTechnological developments have been reported to improve outcomes in the… Expand
Bile duct injury during cholecystectomy and survival in medicare beneficiaries.
CONTEXT Common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy is a significant source of patient morbidity, but its impact on survival is unclear. OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the relation between CBD… Expand
Gastric bypass surgery vs intensive lifestyle and medical intervention for type 2 diabetes: the CROSSROADS randomised controlled trial
Aims/hypothesisMounting evidence indicates that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) ameliorates type 2 diabetes, but randomised trials comparing surgical vs nonsurgical care are needed. With a… Expand
Eating behavior and eating disorders in adults before bariatric surgery.
- J. Mitchell, W. King, +9 authors B. Wolfe
- Psychology, Medicine
- The International journal of eating disorders
- 1 March 2015
OBJECTIVE To describe eating patterns, prevalence of problematic eating behaviors, and determine factors associated with binge eating disorder (BED), before bariatric surgery. METHOD Before… Expand
Primary Anastomosis or Hartmann’s Procedure for Patients With Diverticular Peritonitis? A Systematic Review
PURPOSEThis systematic literature review was designed to summarize and compare the reported outcomes of one-stage and two-stage operations for the treatment of perforated diverticulitis with… Expand