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Waist Circumference and Waist/Hip Ratio Are Better Predictive Risk Factors for Mortality and Morbidity after Colorectal Surgery Than Body Mass Index and Body Surface Area

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Kartheuser, Alex H
Leonard, Daniel F
Penninckx, Freddy
Paterson, Hugh M
Brandt, Dimitri
Remue, Christophe
Bugli, Céline
Dozois, Eric
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Published in Annals of Surgery. 2013, vol. 258, no. 5, p. 722-730
Abstract To determine whether body fat distribution, measured by waist circumference (WC) and waist/hip ratio (WHR), is a better predictor of mortality and morbidity after colorectal surgery than body mass index (BMI) or body surface area (BSA).
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KARTHEUSER, Alex H et al. Waist Circumference and Waist/Hip Ratio Are Better Predictive Risk Factors for Mortality and Morbidity after Colorectal Surgery Than Body Mass Index and Body Surface Area. In: Annals of Surgery, 2013, vol. 258, n° 5, p. 722-730. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:30427

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