Are There Gender-Specific Aspects of Sleeve Gastrectomy-Data Analysis from the Quality Assurance Study of Surgical Treatment of Obesity in Germany
Obesity Surgery, 06/26/2012
Stroh C et al. – Data from the nationwide survey of bariatric surgery in Germany show significant differences in preoperative comorbidities and complication rates between male and female patients. There is a need for further evaluation of gender–specific aspects to optimize patient selection and reduce specific postoperative complications.