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Outcomes

The Centegra Weight-Loss Surgery Center boasts better outcomes for laparascopic bariatric surgery, like Roux en Y gastric bypass surgery and gastric sleeve surgery, compared to national averages. Also, individuals who present with health issues related to obesity before surgery at Centegra find that many of these problems, like diabetes, high BMI, and osteoarthritis, are either improved or resolved.

Open and Laparascopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Complication Rates:

Centegra v. National for Laparascopic Bariatric Surgery

Meta Analysis National
Laparoscopic
Centegra
Laparoscopic
Mortality <1.5% 0%
Leak Rate <3.0% 0
PE* Rate <1.5% 0.001%
Hernia Rate <1.8% 1%
Wound Infection Rate <2.0% 1%

 

*PE = Pulmonary Embolism
Centegra data as of June 2010
Schauer and Ikramuddin, Surg Clin North Am, 2001 Oct:81(5):1145-79
Kral, Clin Per Gastroenterology 2001 Sep/Oct:295-305
Nguyen et al. Ann Surg, 2001;234(3)279-291

 

Resolution of Co-morbidities after Bariatric Surgery

N = 104
1 year post-op
# Prior to Surgery % Worse % No Change % Improved % Resolved
Osteoarthritis 64 2$ 10% 47% 41%
Hypercholesterolemia 62 0% 4% 33% 63%
GERD 58 0% 4% 24% 72%
Hypertension 57 0% 12% 18% 70%
Sleep Apnea 44 2% 5% 19% 74%
Hypertriglyceridemia 43 0% 14% 29% 57%
Peripheral Edema 31 0% 4% 55% 41%
Stress Incontinence 18 6% 11% 39% 44%
Asthma 18 6% 12% 69% 13%
Diabetes 18 0% 0% 18% 82%
Averages 1.6% 7.6% 35.1% 55.7%
Improved or
Resolved =
90.8%

Schauer, et al, Ann Surg 2000 Oct;234(4):515-29

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