Bariatric Emergencies for the General Surgeon

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

February 19, 2023

Last Updated Month/Year

September 12, 2023

Document Type


Country of Publication


Target Patient Population

Patients undergoing bariatric and metabolic surgeries

Target Provider Population

General surgeons, bariatric surgeons and other allied care providers

Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adolescent, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Emergency care, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant



Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D050110 - Bariatric Surgery, D052938 - Bariatric Medicine


general surgery, bariatric emergencies

Source Citation

Maria S. Altieri, Ann Rogers, Cheguevara Afaneh, Fady Moustarah, Brandon T. Grover, Zhamak Khorgami, Dan Eisenberg, Bariatric emergencies for the general surgeon, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2023, ISSN 1550-7289, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2023.02.007