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

  title={Bariatric Surgery in Asia in the Last 5 Years (2005–2009)},
  author={Davide Lomanto and Wei-Jei Lee and Rajat Goel and Jeannette Jen-Mai Lee and Asim Shabbir and Jimmy B. Y. So and Chih-Kun Huang and Pradeep K. Chowbey and Muffazal A. Lakdawala and Barlian Sutedja and Simon Kin-hung Wong and Seigo Kitano and Chin Kin Fah and Hildegardes C. Dineros and Andrew Siang Yih Wong and Anton Kui Sing Cheng and Shanker Pasupathy and Sang Kuon Lee and Paisal Pongchairerks and Tran B{\`i}nh Giang},
  journal={Obesity Surgery},
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… 

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