Bariatric analysis and reporting outcome system (BAROS)

  title={Bariatric analysis and reporting outcome system (BAROS)},
  author={Horacio E Oria and Melodie K Moorehead},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  volume={8 5},
BACKGROUND The lack of standards for comparison of results was identified by the NIH Consensus Conference panelists as one of the key problems in evaluating reports in the surgical treatment of severe obesity. The analysis of outcomes after bariatric surgery should include weight loss, improvement in comorbidities related to obesity, and quality-of-life (QOL) assessment. Definitions of success and failure should be established and the presentation of results standardized. METHODS A survey… CONTINUE READING
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