Perioperative complications in obese women vs normal-weight women who undergo vaginal surgery.

@article{Chen2007PerioperativeCI,
  title={Perioperative complications in obese women vs normal-weight women who undergo vaginal surgery.},
  author={Chi Chiung Grace Chen and Sarah Collins and Allison K. Rodgers and Marie Fidela R. Paraiso and Mark D. Walters and Matthew D Barber},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={197 1},
  pages={98.e1-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the incidence of perioperative complications in obese and normal-weight patients who undergo vaginal urogynecologic surgery. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort analysis was conducted for obese patients (body mass index, > or = 30 kg/m2) who underwent vaginal surgery and who were matched with patients with normal body mass indices (> 18.5 kg/m2 but < 30 kg/m2) by surgical procedures. Demographic information, comorbidities, and perioperative… CONTINUE READING

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