Body mass index and complications following major gastrointestinal surgery: a prospective, international cohort study and meta-analysis


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Nepogodiev D., Ozkan B. B. , Bath M. F. , Blanco-Colino R., Lee S., Kamarajah S. K. , ...More

COLORECTAL DISEASE, vol.20, no.8, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/codi.14292
  • Journal Name: COLORECTAL DISEASE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim Previous studies reported conflicting evidence on the effects of obesity on outcomes after gastrointestinal surgery. The aims of this study were to explore the relationship of obesity with major postoperative complications in an international cohort and to present a meta-analysis of all available prospective data.