Time Attributable to Obesity in Surgery: A Multi-specialty Report on Day-of-Surgery Resource Utilization from 189,264 Cases

Obesity presents a unique challenge in caring for surgical patients and has been shown to adversely affect outcomes for several operative procedures. However, quantitative data on surgical resource utilization attributable to obesity are scarce. The aim of this study was to quantify day-of-surgery resource utilization by degree of obesity. Patients… (More)