Bariatric surgery waiting times in Canada.


BACKGROUND Severe obesity is reaching epidemic proportions throughout the world, including Canada. The only permanent treatment of severe or morbid obesity is bariatric surgery. Access to bariatric surgery is very limited in Canada. We sought to collect accurate data on waiting times for the procedure. METHODS We carried out a survey of members of the… (More)


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@article{Christou2009BariatricSW, title={Bariatric surgery waiting times in Canada.}, author={Nicolas Christou and Evangelos Efthimiou}, journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie}, year={2009}, volume={52 3}, pages={229-34} }