Trends in adolescent bariatric surgery evaluated by UHC database collection

@article{Pallati2012TrendsIA,
  title={Trends in adolescent bariatric surgery evaluated by UHC database collection},
  author={Pradeep Kumar Pallati and Shelby L. Buettner and Anton Simorov and Avishai Meyer and Abhijit Shaligram and Dmitry Oleynikov},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={3077-3081}
}
With increasing childhood obesity, adolescent bariatric surgery has been increasingly performed. We used a national database to analyze current trends in laparoscopic bariatric surgery in the adolescent population and related short-term outcomes. Discharge data from the University Health System Consortium (UHC) database was accessed using International Classification of Disease codes during a 36 month period. UHC is an alliance of more than 110 academic medical centers and nearly 250 affiliate… CONTINUE READING
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