Expert opinion on maximizing the benefit of bariatric surgery in individuals with increased surgical risk
23 Apr 2021
Bariatric surgery can be a valuable adjunctive approach for selected patients with metabolic syndrome. Patient selection balancing the individual’s benefit: risk profile in terms of long-term benefits of the surgery versus surgical risks is crucial. Modified RSI is a technique used to perform endotracheal intubation which aims to reduce the risk of postsurgical complications and the availability of a reversal agent should be taken into account when modified RSI is considered.
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