Best practice updates for pediatric/adolescent weight loss surgery.

  title={Best practice updates for pediatric/adolescent weight loss surgery.},
  author={Janey S Pratt and Carine M. Lenders and Emily A Dionne and Alison G Hoppin and George L K Hsu and Thomas H. Inge and David Lawlor and Margaret F Marino and Alan F. Meyers and Jennifer L Rosenblum and Vivian M. Sanchez},
  volume={17 5},
The objective of this study is to update evidence-based best practice guidelines for pediatric/adolescent weight loss surgery (WLS). We performed a systematic search of English-language literature on WLS and pediatric, adolescent, gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric banding, and extreme obesity published between April 2004 and May 2007 in PubMed, MEDLINE, and the Cochrane Library. Keywords were used to narrow the search for a selective review of abstracts, retrieval of full articles, and… CONTINUE READING
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