Can We Predict the Perioperative Pulmonary Complications Before Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Original Research

Atilla N., Arpag H., Bozkus F., Kahraman H., Cengiz E., Bulbuloglu E., ...More

OBESITY SURGERY, vol.27, no.6, pp.1524-1528, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11695-016-2522-4
  • Journal Name: OBESITY SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1524-1528
  • Keywords: Obesity, Pulmonary function test, Saturation, Perioperative, Complication, GASTRIC BYPASS, BARIATRIC SURGERY, MORBID-OBESITY, SMOKING


The increasing prevalence of obesity in worldwide is one of the most serious chronic public health problems and is considered to be a global epidemic. Bariatric surgical procedures have also been applied more often with increased prevalence of obesity. As a result, the incidence of surgical complications has increased. Preoperative evaluation is quite important for these patients.