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The BAPRAS screening tool for reimbursement in a post-bariatric population

7 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Reimbursement of body contouring surgery is a worldwide problem: there is no objective instrument to decide which post-bariatric patients should qualify for reimbursement. The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons has developed a screening tool for this purpose. In this study, we used a modified version of this screening tool in a post-bariatric population and describe which patients would qualify for reimbursement using this tool.
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Some Bariatric Surgery Patients may Not be Aware of Heightened Blood Alcohol Levels

Some Bariatric Surgery Patients may Not be Aware of Heightened Blood Alcohol Levels

7 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Two of the most popular forms of bariatric surgery Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy may dramatically alter patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol, reports a new study.
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