Tag Archives: bariatric

The First MOOC for Surgical Education

Op Report with Tim Mauri of Ethicon, who has created a massive open online course in bariatric surgery. More about this course and the Metabolic Applied Research Strategy here. This is not a sponsored post.

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Pre-Op Model Provides a Tool to Identify Bariatric Patients at Risk…

Pre-op model provides a tool to identify bariatric patients at risk of in-hospital mortality
This study aimed to evaluate the factors capable of predicting perioperative mortality based on preoperative characteristics using the ACS-NSQIP database. The study identified 44,408 patients (79 % …

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Long-Term Follow-Up of Malignancy Biomarkers…

Long-Term Follow-Up of Malignancy Biomarkers in Patients with Barrett’s Esophagus Undergoing Medical or Surgical Treatment
This study aimed to compare validated biomarkers of malignancy between 2 groups of patients with Barrett’s esophagus (BE) undergoing medical or surgical treatment. 20 patients were …

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Development and Validation of a Bariatric Surgery…

Development and Validation of a Bariatric Surgery Mortality Risk Calculator
The objective of this study was to develop a validated risk calculator for 30-day postoperative mortality after bariatric surgery. The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) dataset (2006 to 2008) identified …