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Bariatric Surgery: Preoperative Assessment

Version 1 : Received: 8 November 2020 / Approved: 10 November 2020 / Online: 10 November 2020 (09:55:37 CET)

How to cite: El-Shareif, H.J. Bariatric Surgery: Preoperative Assessment. Preprints 2020, 2020110296 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202011.0296.v1). El-Shareif, H.J. Bariatric Surgery: Preoperative Assessment. Preprints 2020, 2020110296 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202011.0296.v1).

Abstract

Obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality and impaired quality of life. Weight losse is associated with improvement or even cure of cardiovascular risk factors with cardiometabolic benefit. nonsurgical measures for weight loss is rarely successful in the long term. Bariatric surgery has achieved clear success in reversing the abnormal metabolic profile associated with obesity. Pre surgical evaluation is important to rule out any medical or psychological problems that increased the surgical mortality or adversely affect the outcome.

Subject Areas

obesity; bariatric surgery; preoperative evaluation

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