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Research Article

The Anatomy of a Weight Recidivism and Revision Bariatric Surgical Clinic

Table 1

Primary weight wise clinic versus bariatric surgical revisional clinic.

A 2012 audit of the primary weight wise clinic versus bariatric surgical revisional clinic, Alberta Health Services
Primary bariatric weight wise clinic
Primary care referral ( )
Weight recidivism & bariatric surgery revisional clinic
Primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary referral ( )
20122012

Age  yrs  yrs
% ♀75%75%
Initial BMI
Median number of visits pre-op
 Nursing62
 Dieticians72
 Psychologist53
 Exercise specialist40
 Internists31
 Surgeons12
Prior bariatric surgery %
 LAGB15%
 VBG79%
 Roux-en-Y5%
 Duodenal switch1%
% of patients receiving surgery29%27%
Median number of visits after bariatric procedure
 Nursing42
 Dieticians64
 Psychologist31
 Exercise specialist20
 Internists00
 Surgeons43
Median amount of time attending clinic after surgery (monthly)18/1212

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