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


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… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.f5934


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