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Obesity Surgery

, Volume 28, Issue 9, pp 2670–2671 | Cite as

Correction to: Incidence and Risk Factors for Mortality Following Bariatric Surgery: a Nationwide Registry Study

  • Nasser SakranEmail author
  • Shiri Sherf-Dagan
  • Orit Blumenfeld
  • Orly Romano-Zelekha
  • Asnat Raziel
  • Dean Keren
  • Itamar Raz
  • Dan Hershko
  • Ian M. Gralnek
  • Tamy Shohat
  • David Goitein
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Correction to: Obesity Surgery

  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-018-3212-1

In Table 5 the P value for the parameter “More than one chronic disease” is incorrect. The correct value is 0.387, not 0.0387.

Table 5

Adjusted hazard ratios for mortality among patients following bariatric surgery (Cox model)

Parameter

HR of death (95% CI)

P value

Age

1.06 (1.04–1.09)

<0.001

Gender (male)

1.94 (1.16–3.25)

0.011

Marital status (married)

0.43 (0.26–0.71)

0.001

BMI

1.08 (1.05–1.11)

<0.001

Hypertension

1.42 (0.76–2.66)

0.275

Type 2 diabetes

1.74 (0.96–3.14)

0.065

Sleep apnea

1.08 (0.59–1.97)

0.802

Depression

2.38 (1.25–4.52)

0.008

Previous CVA

1.57 (0.37–6.53)

0.535

Public hospital (compared to private)

1.71 (0.98–2.98)

0.059

Laparoscopy (compared to open accessa)

0.30 (0.09–1.03)

0.056

More than one chronic disease

0.68 (0.29–1.61)

0.387

Recurrent surgery

0.72 (0.31–1.65)

0.445

Different types of surgery (SG compared to other types)

0.71 (0.40–1.25)

0.243

Data were available for N = 22,777 (of them, 65 events of death)

HR hazard ratio, BMI body mass index, SG sleeve gastrectomy

aIncluded open and laparoscopic conversion to open procedures

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nasser Sakran
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Shiri Sherf-Dagan
    • 3
  • Orit Blumenfeld
    • 4
  • Orly Romano-Zelekha
    • 4
  • Asnat Raziel
    • 5
  • Dean Keren
    • 2
    • 6
  • Itamar Raz
    • 7
  • Dan Hershko
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ian M. Gralnek
    • 2
    • 8
  • Tamy Shohat
    • 4
    • 9
  • David Goitein
    • 5
    • 9
    • 10
  1. 1.Department of Surgery AEmek Medical CenterAfulaIsrael
  2. 2.Rappaport Faculty of MedicineTechnion Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael
  3. 3.Department of NutritionAssuta Medical CenterTel-AvivIsrael
  4. 4.Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of HealthTel HashomerIsrael
  5. 5.Assia Medical GroupAssuta Medical CenterTel-AvivIsrael
  6. 6.Department of GastroenterologyBnai-Zion Medical CenterHaifaIsrael
  7. 7.Diabetes UnitHadassah University HospitalJerusalemIsrael
  8. 8.Ellen and Pinchas Mamber Institute of Gastroenterology and HepatologyEmek Medical CenterAfulaIsrael
  9. 9.Sackler School of MedicineTel Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael
  10. 10.Department of Surgery CSheba Medical CenterTel HashomerIsrael

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