Effect of body mass index on clinical outcomes of patients undergoing total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

@article{MorganOrtiz2013EffectOB,
  title={Effect of body mass index on clinical outcomes of patients undergoing total laparoscopic hysterectomy.},
  author={Fred Morgan-Ortiz and Juan Manuel Soto-Pineda and Marco A L{\'o}pez-Zepeda and Felipe de Jes{\'u}s Peraza-Garay},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={120 1},
  pages={61-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of normal body mass index (BMI, calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) and obesity on clinical results among patients who underwent total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH). METHODS In a prospective study at the Civil Hospital of Culiacan in Sinaloa State, Mexico, data were compared from 209 patients who underwent TLH between July 6, 2009, and December 30, 2011. The following primary variables were analyzed for 77 normal BMI… CONTINUE READING