TITLE

Postoperative Complications in Obese and Non-obese Patients

AUTHOR(S)
Escallon, Jaime
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
World Journal of Surgery;Mar2007, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p561
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of recognizing obesity as a risk factor for complications. Recognition of this is important because it shows that the application of a common approach to every patient may not be adequate. It was found that patients with clean wounds have a higher rate of complications. This indicates that obesity may act as an independent factor.
ACCESSION #
24240880

 

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