Obesity Surgery Mortality Risk Score: Can we Go Beyond Mortality Prediction?
Author(s): Sílvia Pinho, Marta Carvalho, Maria Soares, Daniela Pinho, Carla Cavaleiro and Humberto S MachadoSílvia Pinho, Marta Carvalho, Maria Soares, Daniela Pinho, Carla Cavaleiro and Humberto S Machado
Introduction: High morbidity and low mortality has been linked to bariatric surgery. The Obesity surgery mortality risk score (OS-MRS) is a validated scale for mortality risk assessment. The aim of this study was to evaluate if OS-MRS scale can also be used as a predictor of postoperative complications in obese patients submitted to primary laparoscopic gastric bypass. Methods: Retrospective study including all patients submitted to primary laparoscopic gastric bypass between January and December 2014. The OS-MRS scale was applied preoperatively, and postoperative to access morbidity and mortality at 30 and 90 days. Complications were classified according to Clavien-Dindo’s grades (I to V). The association between different OSMRS classes and the occurrence of adverse events was analyzed. Results: 85 patients .. Read More»