Bariatric surgery: the challenges with candidate selection, individualizing treatment and clinical outcomes

@inproceedings{Neff2013BariatricST,
  title={Bariatric surgery: the challenges with candidate selection, individualizing treatment and clinical outcomes},
  author={K J Neff and Torsten Olbers and Carel W le Roux},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2013}
}
Obesity is recognized as a global health crisis. Bariatric surgery offers a treatment that can reduce weight, induce remission of obesity-related diseases, and improve the quality of life. In this article, we outline the different options in bariatric surgery and summarize the recommendations for selecting and assessing potential candidates before proceeding to surgery. We present current data on post-surgical outcomes and evaluate the psychosocial and economic effects of bariatric surgery… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 14 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 148 references

Long-term results of biliopancreatic diversion with or without gastric preservation for morbid obesity

  • N Crea, G Pata, +4 authors F Mittempegher
  • Obes Surg
  • 2011
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…