Previous studies reported conflicting evidence on the effects of obesity on outcomes after gastrointestinal surgery. The aims of this study were to explore the relationship of obesity with major post-operative complications in an international cohort and to present a meta-analysis of all available prospective data.

Body mass index and complications following major gastrointestinal surgery: A prospective, international cohort study and meta-analysis

Arezzo, Alberto
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2018

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Previous studies reported conflicting evidence on the effects of obesity on outcomes after gastrointestinal surgery. The aims of this study were to explore the relationship of obesity with major post-operative complications in an international cohort and to present a meta-analysis of all available prospective data.
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Body Mass Index; Body Weight; Digestive Tract; Gastrointestinal Tract; Obesity; Postoperative Complications
Nepogodiev, Dmitri; Arezzo, Alberto
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