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  • Variation in Outcomes at Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence. [Journal Article]
  • JSJAMA Surg 2017 Apr 26
  • Ibrahim AM, Ghaferi AA, … Dimick JB
  • CONCLUSIONS: Even among accredited bariatric surgery centers, wide variation exists in rates of postoperative serious complications across geographic location and operative volumes. Given that a large proportion of centers are geographically located near higher-performing centers, opportunities for improvement through regional collaboratives or selective referral should be considered.
  • Bariatric surgery in individuals with severe cognitive impairment: report of two cases. [Journal Article]
  • SPSao Paulo Med J 2017 Apr 20; :0
  • Cazzo E, Gestic MA, … Chaim EA
  • CONCLUSIONS: Bariatric surgery among individuals with intellectual impairment is a controversial topic. There is a tendency among these individuals to present significant weight loss and comorbidity control, but less than what is observed in the general obese population. The severity of the intellectual impairment may be taken into consideration in the decision-making process regarding the most appropriate surgical technique. Bariatric surgery is feasible and safe among these individuals, but further research is necessary to deepen these observations.
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