Laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass for morbid obesity: a multicenter, prospective, risk-adjusted analysis from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

@article{Hutter2006LaparoscopicVO,
  title={Laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass for morbid obesity: a multicenter, prospective, risk-adjusted analysis from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.},
  author={Matthew M. Hutter and Sheldon Randall and Shukri F. Khuri and William G. Henderson and William M. Abbott and Andrew Louis Warshaw},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={243 5},
  pages={657-62; discussion 662-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass procedures with respect to 30-day morbidity and mortality rates, using multi-institutional, prospective, risk-adjusted data. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for weight loss is being performed with increasing frequency, partly driven by consumer demand. However, there are no multi-institutional, risk-adjusted, prospective studies comparing laparoscopic and open gastric bypass outcomes. METHODS A multi… CONTINUE READING

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