Bariatric surgery versus non-surgical treatment for obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

@inproceedings{Gloy2013BariatricSV,
  title={Bariatric surgery versus non-surgical treatment for obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials},
  author={Viktoria Luise Gloy and Matthias Briel and Deepak L Bhatt and Sangeeta R. Kashyap and Philip R Schauer and Geltrude Mingrone and Heiner C. Bucher and Alain J. Nordmann},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To quantify the overall effects of bariatric surgery compared with non-surgical treatment for obesity. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis based on a random effects model. DATA SOURCES Searches of Medline, Embase, and the Cochrane Library from their inception to December 2012 regardless of language or publication status. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Eligible studies were randomised controlled trials with ≥ 6 months of follow-up that included individuals with a body mass index… CONTINUE READING
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