Concurrent prophylactic placement of inferior vena cava filter in gastric bypass and adjustable banding operations in the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopy
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Vena Cava Filters
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Venous Thrombosis

abstract

  • CPIVCF was associated with specific clinical features, increased health care resource utilization, and a higher mortality in patients undergoing bariatric operations. Although selected patient characteristics influence surgeons to perform CPIVCF, this study was unable to establish an outcome benefit for CPIVCF.

publication date

  • June 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.12.056

PubMed ID

  • 22360915

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1690

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 55

number

  • 6