Cholecystectomy Concomitant with Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: A Trend Analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Samplefrom 2001 to 2008
Mathias Worni & Ulrich Guller & Anand Shah & Mihir Gandhi & Jatin Shah & Dimple Rajgor & Ricardo Pietrobon & Danny O. Jacobs & Truls Østbye
Published online: 20 December 2011 #Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
Abstract Background Gallstone formation is common in obese patients, particularly during rapid weight loss. Whether a concomitant cholecystectomy should beperformed during
This work has been presented in part at the Annual Congress of the Swiss Society for Surgery (Geneva, Switzerland, May 2011). M. Worni (*) : A. Shah : M. Gandhi : J. Shah : D. Rajgor: R. Pietrobon Research on Research Group, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org M. Worni : U. Guller Department ofVisceral Surgery and Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland D. O. Jacobs Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA M. Gandhi Singapore Clinical Research Institute,Singapore, Singapore M. Gandhi : T. Østbye Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore T. Østbye Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USAU. Guller Oncology and Hematology, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery is still contentious. We aimed to analyze trends in concomitantcholecystectomy and laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery (2001–2008), to identify factors associated with concomitant cholecystectomy, and to compare short-term outcomes after laparoscopic gastric bypass withand without concomitant cholecystectomy. Methods We used data from adults undergoing laparoscopic gastric bypass for obesity from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. The Cochran–Armitage trend test was...