Antiobesity surgery in Sweden from 1980 to 2005: a population-based study with a focus on mortality.

BACKGROUND Antiobesity surgery reduces mortality, but this reduction is dependent to a great extent on surgical perioperative mortality. Population-based perioperative mortality after antiobesity surgery is not well known. OBJECTIVE To evaluate mortality after antiobesity surgery in Sweden. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING All patients who… CONTINUE READING