Laparoscopic bariatric surgery can be performed safely in secondary health care centres with a dedicated service corridor to an affiliated tertiary health care centre.

  • Nicolas Christou
  • Published 2013 in
    Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de…

Abstract

BACKGROUND Canada needs to increase capacity for bariatric surgery to reduce the wait for this cost-effective, life-saving surgery. The aim of this study was to test whether laparoscopic bariatric surgery, including gastric bypass, can be delivered safely in secondary health care centres (SHCCs). METHODS In this prospective cohort study, patients received… (More)

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@article{Christou2013LaparoscopicBS, title={Laparoscopic bariatric surgery can be performed safely in secondary health care centres with a dedicated service corridor to an affiliated tertiary health care centre.}, author={Nicolas Christou}, journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie}, year={2013}, volume={56 4}, pages={E68-74} }