A Comparison of Bariatric Surgery in Hospitals With and Without ICU: a Linked Data Cohort Study.

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BACKGROUND It is uncertain whether bariatric surgery can be safely performed in secondary hospitals without on-site intensive care unit (ICU) support. This study describes the outcomes of elective bariatric surgery patients who required inter-hospital transfers for unplanned ICU management, extrapolating this as a parameter for secondary hospital safety… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11695-015-1763-y

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@article{Morgan2016ACO, title={A Comparison of Bariatric Surgery in Hospitals With and Without ICU: a Linked Data Cohort Study.}, author={David J R Morgan and K. Ho}, journal={Obesity surgery}, year={2016}, volume={26 2}, pages={313-20} }