Association of Bariatric Surgery vs Medical Obesity Treatment With Long-term Medical Complications and Obesity-Related Comorbidities

@article{Jakobsen2018AssociationOB,
  title={Association of Bariatric Surgery vs Medical Obesity Treatment With Long-term Medical Complications and Obesity-Related Comorbidities},
  author={G. S. Jakobsen and M. Sm{\aa}stuen and R. Sandbu and N. Nordstrand and D. Hofs{\o} and M. Lindberg and J. Hertel and J. Hjelmes{\ae}th},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2018},
  volume={319},
  pages={291–301}
}
Importance The association of bariatric surgery and specialized medical obesity treatment with beneficial and detrimental outcomes remains uncertain. Objective To compare changes in obesity-related comorbidities in patients with severe obesity (body mass index ≥40 or ≥35 and at least 1 comorbidity) undergoing bariatric surgery or specialized medical treatment. Design, Setting, and Participants Cohort study with baseline data of exposures from November 2005 through July 2010 and follow-up data… Expand
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