Association between mental health conditions, postoperative complications after gender-affirming surgery

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About The Study: Researchers found an association between established mental health condition diagnoses and postoperative complications among individuals who underwent gender-affirming surgery. These findings may point to inequities in social determinants of health and barriers to care, including follow-up care.

Authors: Adán Z. Becerra, Ph.D., of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2022.3917)

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