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Analysis of Research Report Paper
Mary Ellen Strout
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Ann Impen
April 11, 2011

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Analysis of a Research Report Paper The article I chose was from the Annals of Surgery, called Multivariate Analysis of Risk Factors for Death Following Gastric Bypass for Treatment. I chose this article, because I did have this surgery done with no complications, and it is also a fascinating procedure and hope to one day work in this area. Pre operative mortality is the most feared outcome of bariatric surgery, it is reported to happen between 0.5 ad 1.5% of patients. In this article it identifies mortality fore either open or laparoscopic Roux-en-y bypass. The database is from Virginia Commonwealth university and was queried for patients who had undergone either an open gastric bypass (O-GBP) or a laparoscopic gastric bypass (L-GBP). A multivariate logistic regression analysis to identify factors related to perioperative mortality was performed. The factors examined included was age, gender, body mass index, preoperative weight, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, sleep apnea, obesity hypoventilation syndrome, venous
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Analysis of a Research Report Article stasis ulcers, intestinal leak, small bowel obstruction, and pulmonary embolus. The data was found to find independent factors related to early death. Early death was defined as death that occurs within 30 days of the initial procedure or as a direct result of a complication of the original procedure (Annals of Surgery p3).
In this article tables were used to compare demographic information of the O-GBP and L-GBP groups. The O-GBP has a higher incidence of male gender and heavier patients. Except for diabetes mellitus, that is found in the L-GBP, the incidence of the rest of the recorded comorbid conditions is significantly higher in the O-GBP group. The rates of life threatening…...

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