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Table 9 Operative complications recorded post-bariatric surgery

From: Results from the first Kuwait National Bariatric Surgery Report

  No Yes Unspecified Complication rate
Complication recorded
 Operative complications
  Gastric band 59 2 1 3.3% (0.6–12.4%)
  Roux en Y gastric bypass 26 3 0 10.3% (2.7–28.5%)
  Sleeve gastrectomy 2426 61 47 2.5% (1.9–3.2%)
  OAGB/MGB 75 2 1 2.6% (0.5–9.9%)
  Duodenal switch 1 0 0 0.0% (0.0–95.0%)
  All 2587 68 49 2.6% (2.0–3.3%)
 Cardio-vascular complications
  Gastric band 40 1 21 2.4% (0.1–14.4%)
  Roux en Y gastric bypass 18 3 8 14.3% (3.8–37.4%)
  Sleeve gastrectomy 1857 97 580 5.0% (4.1–6.0%)
  Duodenal switch 1 0 0 0.0% (0.0–95.0%)
  All 1967 105 632 5.1% (4.2–6.1%)
 Other complications
  Gastric band 39 3 20 7.1% (1.9–20.6%)
  Roux en Y gastric bypass 19 3 7 13.6% (3.6–36.0%)
  Sleeve gastrectomy 1815 141 578 7.2% (6.1–8.5%)
  OAGB/MGB 49 6 23 10.9% (4.5–22.9%)
  Duodenal switch 1 0 0 0.0% (0.0–95.0%)
  All 1923 153 628 7.4% (6.3–8.6%)
In-hospital mortality
 Operation     
  Gastric band 62 0 0 0.0% (0.0–4.7%)
  Roux en Y 29 0 0 0.0% (0.0–9.8%)
  Sleeve gastrectomy 2534 0 0 0.0% (0.0–0.1%)
  OAGB/MGB 78 0 0 0.0% (0.0–3.8%)
  Duodenal switch 1 0 0 0.0% (0.0–95.0%)
  All 2704 0 0 0.0% (0.0–0.1%)