Risk for Hospital Readmission following Bariatric Surgery

  title={Risk for Hospital Readmission following Bariatric Surgery},
  author={Robert B. Dorman and Christopher J Miller and Daniel Leslie and Federico J. Serrot and Bridget M Slusarek and Henry Buchwald and John E. Connett and Sayeed Ikramuddin},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Complications resulting in hospital readmission are important concerns for those considering bariatric surgery, yet present understanding of the risk for these events is limited to a small number of patient factors. We sought to identify demographic characteristics, concomitant morbidities, and perioperative factors associated with hospital readmission following bariatric surgery. METHODS We report on a prospective observational study of 24,662 patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING
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