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Complications Resulting From Bariatric Surgery Vary With HealthGrades Ratings

Bariatric surgery is also known as weight-loss surgery, obesity surgery and gastric-bypass surgery. In- hospital bariatric surgery complications //include respiratory, bleeding and cardiac problems. The mortality rate as per records is 2 per 1000.

HealthGrades, a leading healthcare ratings company, conducted a study on bariatric surgery complication rates in hospitals. It showed that the complication rates differ in hospitals in accordance with their ratings.

The study covered 86,520 bariatric-surgeries performed between 2002 and 2004. Accurate and valid comparisons of clinical outcomes at different hospitals with different patient characteristics were made. This was achieved by adjusting the data using multivariate logistic regression-based ratings. Age, gender and underlying medical conditions that could increase the patient's risk of mortality or complication were taken into account.

HealthGrades used all-payer data from 17 state government agencies that collect it from hospitals and release it for analysis. Those states were:Arizona, California, Florida, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

The study revealed that a patient who received the surgical procedure in a five-star rated hospital would have, on an average, a 66 percent lower chance of developing one or more major in-hospital complications when compared with a one-star rated hospital.

Based on this result, HealthGrades, for the first timeposted on its consumer Web site, quality ratings for hospitals that perform bariatric surgery, in the 17 states. HealthGrades.com. Hospitals received a five-, three- or one-star rating that reflected their complication rates. The HealthGrades study comes on the heels of a study published in July by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.This stu
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