OBES SURG (2017) 27:3102–3109 DOI 10.1007/s11695-017-2746-y ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS The Standardized Postoperative Checklist for Bariatric Surgery; a Tool for Safe Early Discharge? 1 1 1 1 Stefanie R. van Mil & Lucia E. Duinhouwer & Guido H.H.Mannaerts & L. Ulas Biter & 1 1 Martin Dunkelgrun & Jan A. Apers Published online: 15 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 Abstract and 2), and major complications (≥CD3a). Differences be- Background Morbidly obese patients are at higher risk of tween groups were analyzed using nonparametric tests. complications after surgery. In bariatric surgery, pre- and Results Six hundred ninety-four subjects were included intra-operative checklists arecommonlyusedtoidentify (79.5% female, age 42.6 ± 10.8 years, BMI 43.8 ± 5.8 kg/ high-risk patients preoperatively, to decrease the number of m ). Twenty-nine subjects developed major complications postoperative complications. This pilot study evaluates the within 30 days postoperatively. There were no significant dif- effect of a postoperative checklist in bariatric surgery, address- ferences in baseline characteristics between groups. Subjects ing regularly measured parameters, on the occurrence and with major complications were less willing to be discharged early recognition of complications. due to complaints, compared to subjects with no or minor Methods An in-house developed postoperative checklist
Obesity Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 15, 2017
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