Research Topics

Amir A Ghaferi


Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA


  1. Ibrahim N, Alameddine M, Brennan J, Sessine M, Holliday C, Ghaferi A. New onset alcohol use disorder following bariatric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding the timing and incidence of alcohol use disorder in patients undergoing SG-the most commonly performed bariatric operation in the United States-is critical to providing appropriate counseling and treatment. ..
  2. Ghaferi A, Osborne N, Birkmeyer J, Dimick J. Hospital characteristics associated with failure to rescue from complications after pancreatectomy. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211:325-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Future research should focus on hospital cultures and attitudes that may contribute to the timely recognition and effective management of major complications. ..
  3. Ghaferi A. Surgical Collaboratives for Quality Improvement. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2018;27:633-640 pubmed publisher
  4. Srivatsan S, Guduguntla V, Young K, Arastu A, Strong C, Cassidy R, et al. Clinical versus patient-reported measures of depression in bariatric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2018;32:3683-3690 pubmed publisher
    ..Standardizing preoperative depression screening using validated patient-centered tools may prevent the consequences of untreated depression. ..
  5. Inadomi M, Iyengar R, Fischer I, Chen X, Flagler E, Ghaferi A. Effect of patient-reported smoking status on short-term bariatric surgery outcomes. Surg Endosc. 2018;32:720-726 pubmed publisher
    ..An evaluation of the effect on long-term outcomes is necessary to further define the risks of smoking on bariatric surgery outcomes. ..
  6. Kochkodan J, Telem D, Ghaferi A. Physiologic and psychological gender differences in bariatric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2018;32:1382-1388 pubmed publisher
    ..Conversely, increased attention to psychological support in the perioperative period for females may lead to improved psychological outcomes (i.e., body image, depression, psychological well-being). ..