THE DELICATE BALANCE OF RISKS AND BENEFITS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY

Monday, April 29, 2019 11:36:50 AM America/New_York

THE DELICATE BALANCE OF RISKS AND BENEFITS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY

Bariatric surgery is performed to reduce the risks of potentially life-threatening weight-related health problems, the Mayo Clinic website explains, including:

  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • sleep apnea
  • type 2 diabetes
  • stroke
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7-YEAR OUTCOMES OF BARIATRIC SURGERY STUDIED AT 10 HOSPITALS

Monday, April 29, 2019 11:06:47 AM America/New_York

Just what are the 7-year weight and co-morbidity changes following bariatric surgery?

A multicenter longitudinal research project focused on this very question, studying patients at ten hospitals who had undergone either Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB).

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Fluid Management for the Operating Room

Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:48:44 PM America/New_York

While walking the Exhibitors Floor during the upcoming AORN EXPO, April 6-10, 2019, please visit the Action Products Booth, # 714, to learn how our Dry Max Fluid Management System adheres to the OSHA, JCAHO and CMS standard regulations. Our Fluid Management System also follows AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice which provide a standardized perioperative foundation to help deliver safe patient care and achieve workplace safety. 

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