Case Number 4582
Request Date 22/01/2016
Completion Date 02/02/2016

 

Details of the Request

  1. How many patients aged 18 and under have undergone bariatric surgery in the last 3 years? Please break down how many per year.
  2. How young was the youngest patient?
  3. How many of those patients have also undergone surgery to remove excess skin as a result of that bariatric surgery? Please break down by year.

 

Details of the Response

1) How many patients aged 18 and under have undergone bariatric surgery in the last 3 years? Please break down how many per year.

1 patient aged 18 and under has undergone bariatric surgery in the last 3 years (this patient had surgery in 2015/16)

 

2) How young was the youngest patient?

The youngest patient was 18 years old.

 

3) How many of those patients have also undergone surgery to remove excess skin as a result of that bariatric surgery? Please break down by year.

The Trust does not perform excess skin removal surgery (apronectomy).