TITLE

The Risks of Surgery in Obese Patients

AUTHOR(S)
Pasulka, Patrick S.; Bistrain, Bruce R.; Benotti, Peter N.; Blackburn, George L.
PUB. DATE
April 1986
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;Apr86, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p540
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the excessive surgical risk of medical complications in obese patients. Concerns in anesthetizing the obese patient; Occurrence of cardiovascular morbidity in obese patients; Frequent cause of postoperative death in obese patients.
ACCESSION #
7007733

 

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