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Private weight-loss surgery clinics shedding quality patient care
Date:5/31/2011

with multidisciplinary health professionals and specifically fewer visits with internists/endocrinologists and fewer education classes
  • 25% of private clinics said they had little or no screening process for patients who wanted surgery.

    "Surgeons who operate on patients within weeks or even a few months of initial consultation may not be leaving enough time for other additional psychological testing, lifestyle changes and the chance for patients to change their mind," Bell added. "These findings underscore the need for standardization in the field of weight-loss surgery in Canada, including what types of surgeries are offered and which patients are eligible."

    The researchers suggest, at minimum, private clinics be monitored to ensure they provide patients with accurate and unbiased information about weight-loss surgery options, and operate safely and with sufficient critical care support. They also recommend setting a wait time target for insured Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass surgery so that all patients have equal access to care.


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  • Contact: Kate Taylor
    TaylorKa@smh.ca
    416-864-5034
    St. Michael's Hospital
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