Development of a sleeve gastrectomy risk calculator.

@article{Aminian2015DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a sleeve gastrectomy risk calculator.},
  author={Ali Aminian and Stacy A. Brethauer and Maryam Sharafkhah and Philip R Schauer},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={758-64}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is rapidly gaining popularity. Estimating the risk of postoperative adverse events can improve surgical decision-making and informed patient consent. The objective of this study was to develop and validate a risk prediction model for early postoperative morbidity and mortality after LSG. METHODS Cases of primary LSG in the American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) data set at year 2012 (n = 5871) and… CONTINUE READING
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