Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, June 17th, 2005
Researchers in the United States conducted a study "to evaluate the existence and efficacy of data collection systems for weight loss surgery (WLS) and establish evidence-based guidelines for the development of a statewide WLS registry in Massachusetts. We conducted two systematic searches of English language literature in MEDLINE. The first was on data collection registries related to WLS; the second was an expanded search encompassing other surgical fields (e.g., cardiac and thoracic surgery) and registries (i.e., cancer). Fourteen articles were found to be pertinent. Data were extracted,...
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