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Bariatric surgery during COVID-19 pandemic from patients' point of view : the results of a national survey

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Bariatric surgery during COVID-19 pandemic from patients' point of view : the results of a national survey

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dc.contributor.author Walędziak, Maciej pl
dc.contributor.author Różańska-Walędziak, Anna pl
dc.contributor.author Pędziwiatr, Michał [SAP20012491] pl
dc.contributor.author Szeliga, Jacek pl
dc.contributor.author Proczko-Stepaniak, Monika pl
dc.contributor.author Wysocki, Michał [SAP20017298] pl
dc.contributor.author Stefura, Tomasz pl
dc.contributor.author Major, Piotr [SAP20013363] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-02T10:28:12Z pl
dc.date.available 2020-12-02T10:28:12Z pl
dc.date.issued 2020 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/257635
dc.language eng pl
dc.rights Udzielam licencji. Uznanie autorstwa 4.0 Międzynarodowa *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/pl/legalcode *
dc.subject.ddc bariatric surgery pl
dc.subject.ddc COVID pl
dc.title Bariatric surgery during COVID-19 pandemic from patients' point of view : the results of a national survey pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.identifier.weblink https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0383/9/6/1697 pl
dc.abstract.en Introduction: The aim of the study was to investigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on bariatric care from the patients’ point of view. The COVID-19 pandemic has perturbed the functioning of healthcare systems around the world and led to changes in elective surgical care, with bariatric procedures being postponed until the end of pandemic. There is no data in the literature about the effect of a new epidemiological situation on bariatric patients. Methods: The study was designed as an online survey containing multiple open questions about bariatric care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was conducted among pre- and postoperative bariatric patients. Results: Out of 800 respondents, 74.53% felt anxiety about their health in regard to the present epidemiologic state. Some (72.25%) were aware of the fact that obesity was an important risk factor that could impair the course of the COVID-19 disease. Almost 30% of respondents admitted having put on weight, significantly more in the group of preoperative patients (43.8% vs. 22.69%; p < 0.001). Only 20.92% of patients had a possibility of continuing direct bariatric care; 67.3% of patients had an opportunity of remote contact with a bariatric specialist, including online consultations, teleconsultations and social media meetings. Conclusions: Limited access to medical care and quarantine lockdown may result in a deterioration of long-time operation outcomes and lower weight losses. Patients should be encouraged to profit from online consultations with specialists and telemedicine to reduce the negative effects of the pandemic on their health. pl
dc.description.volume 9 pl
dc.description.number 6 pl
dc.description.points 140 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/jcm9061697 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2077-0383 pl
dc.title.journal Journal of Clinical Medicine pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.date.accession 2020-07-14 pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Lekarski : Klinika Chirurgii Ogólnej, Onkologicznej i Metabolicznej pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.identifier.articleid 1697 pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja autorska (postprint); w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / OP pl
dc.cm.id 99599
dc.cm.date 2020-12-02
.pointsMNiSW [2020 A]: 140


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