Are results of bariatric surgery different in the Middle East? Early experience of an international bariatric surgery program and an ACS NSQIP outcomes comparison.

@article{Nimeri2013AreRO,
  title={Are results of bariatric surgery different in the Middle East? Early experience of an international bariatric surgery program and an ACS NSQIP outcomes comparison.},
  author={A. Nimeri and Awadelkarim Mohamed and Eelaf El Hassan and K. Mckenna and N. Turrin and Mohammed Al Hadad and N. Dehni},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2013},
  volume={216 6},
  pages={
          1082-8
        }
}
  • A. Nimeri, Awadelkarim Mohamed, +4 authors N. Dehni
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • BACKGROUND Bariatric operations performed at the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Abu Dhabi are submitted randomly from the entire surgery volume at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City to the American College of Surgeons (ACS) NSQIP. Our aim is to report our early experience and compare our bariatric surgery outcomes with ACS NSQIP hospitals of similar size. STUDY DESIGN We queried the ACS NSQIP database for bariatric surgery codes between August 2009 and August 2012 for hospitals with >500 beds… CONTINUE READING
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