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. , ...Daha Fazla

COLORECTAL DISEASE, cilt.20, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/codi.14292


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.