Body Mass Index and Adverse Perioperative Outcomes Following Hepatic Resection

@article{Mathur2010BodyMI,
  title={Body Mass Index and Adverse Perioperative Outcomes Following Hepatic Resection},
  author={Amit K Mathur and Amir A Ghaferi and Nicholas H. Osborne and Timothy M Pawlik and Darrell A. Campbell and Michael J. Englesbe and Theodore Hobart Welling},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={1285-1291}
}
The effect of obesity on perioperative outcomes following hepatic resection is not clearly defined. We sought to understand the implications of obesity on post-hepatectomy outcomes in a nationally represented cohort of patients. Using a retrospective cohort design, we studied the effect of obesity on complications and 30-day mortality using multivariable… CONTINUE READING