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then consider those patients with a BMI of 40 to 49 on a case-by-case basis depending on anesthesia's risk assessment. For others, it's a game of tug-of-war, the surgeons wanting to push the BMI limit up, the anesthesia providers wanting to pull it down a notch. Some have raised their BMI cutoff for an unlikely reason: too many of their patients exceeded it. OSM A P R I L 2 0 1 8 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 8 7

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