Bariatric Surgery in Asia in the Last 5 Years (2005–2009)

@article{Lomanto2011BariatricSI,
  title={Bariatric Surgery in Asia in the Last 5 Years (2005–2009)},
  author={D. Lomanto and Wei-Jei Lee and R. Goel and J. Lee and A. Shabbir and J. So and Chih-Kun Huang and P. Chowbey and M. Lakdawala and B. Sutedja and S. Wong and S. Kitano and C. K. Fah and H. Dineros and A. Wong and A. Cheng and S. Pasupathy and S. K. Lee and P. Pongchairerks and T. B. Giang},
  journal={Obesity Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={502-506}
}
Obesity is a major public health concern around the world, including Asia. Bariatric surgery has grown in popularity to combat this rising trend. An e-mail questionnaire survey was sent to all the representative Asia-Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society (APMBSS) members of 12 leading Asian countries to provide bariatric surgery data for the last 5 years (2005–2009). The data provided by representative members were discussed at the 6th International APMBSS Congress held at Singapore… Expand
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