Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Advanced age and sex as predictors of adverse outcomes following gastric bypass surgeryYannis Raftopoulos
Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
JSLS 9:272-6. 2005..This study aimed to determine whether advanced age or sex was predictive of adverse outcomes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
- Comparing the outcomes after laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass: a matched paired analysisAnita Courcoulas
Department of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
Obes Surg 13:341-6. 2003..Advantages over open gastric bypass (OGBP) have not been well documented in controlled studies. The aim of this study is to evaluate the early postoperative outcomes after LGBP and OGBP using a matched paired analysis...
- The relationship of surgeon and hospital volume to outcome after gastric bypass surgery in Pennsylvania: a 3-year summaryAnita Courcoulas
Department of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Shadyside Medical Center, 5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 715, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Surgery 134:613-21; discussion 621-3. 2003..This study explores the volume-outcome relationship for gastric bypass surgery for obesity to determine whether higher-volume hospitals, higher-volume surgeons, or both are associated fewer adverse outcomes...
- Acute, complete proximal small bowel obstruction after laparoscopic gastric bypass due to intraluminal blood clot formationOmar Awais
Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15232, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:418-22; discussion 422-3. 2005..To report the presentation and management of early complete proximal small bowel obstruction from intraluminal clot after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
- Risk of suicide after long-term follow-up from bariatric surgeryHilary A Tindle
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Am J Med 123:1036-42. 2010..We examined postbariatric surgery suicides by time since operation, sex, age, and suicide death rates as compared with US suicide rates...
- Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery: methodological features of the first prospective multicenter study of adolescent bariatric surgeryThomas H Inge
J Pediatr Surg 42:1969-71. 2007