The bariatric surgery patient for non-bariatric surgery

  • Bhavika Daya Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
Keywords: bariatri surgery patient, non-bariatric surgery, obesity, complex multi-system disorder

Abstract

Obesity is a complex, multi-system disorder that results from a positive energy imbalance. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies obesity based on body mass index (BMI), measured as weight (kg) divided by height squared (m2)1

Author Biography

Bhavika Daya, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
MBBCh, DA(SA), FCA(SA) Specialist Anaesthesiologist Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital Durban
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