COVID-19 triggers new bariatric/metabolic surgery guidance
May 15, 2020
Once pandemic restrictions are lifted, comorbidities should factor into which eligible patients should be the first to receive bariatric surgery.
Novel strategies may help curb bariatric SSI
April 29, 2019
BALTIMORE – A predictive tool to stratify risk and a change in practice showed promise in reducing wound infection rates for gastric bypass surgery.
Enhanced recovery initiative improved bariatric length of stay
July 25, 2018
ORLANDO – Employing New Enhanced Recovery Goals for Bariatric Surgery (ENERGY) will generate data on best practices.
VTE risk after bariatric surgery should be assessed
April 22, 2018
SEATTLE – Thromboelastometry can play a role in identifying bariatric surgery patients at risk for VTE.
Bariatric surgery comes with some risk of complications
January 16, 2018
A long-term follow-up study of bariatric surgery patients revealed complication risks.