Anaesthetic Factors Affecting Outcome After Bariatric Surgery, a Retrospective Levelled Regression Analysis.


Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Reanimation, AZ Sint Jan Brugge-Oostende, Ruddershove 10, B-8000, Brugge, Belgium. [Email]


Deep neuromuscular block (NMB) and opioid-free anaesthesia (OFA) improve surgical workspace and reduce post-operative opioid consumption, but its impact on perioperative outcomes is unknown. This observational study compared complications and healthcare resource utilization after bariatric surgery, with or without continuous deep NMB or OFA.


Bariatric surgery,Deep neuromuscular block,Laparoscopy,Opioid-free anaesthesia,Outcome,

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