Biopsychosocial outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in adolescents: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Willcox2014BiopsychosocialOO,
  title={Biopsychosocial outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in adolescents: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Kim Willcox and Leah Brennan},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={1510-9}
}
Adolescent obesity is a significant global health challenge. Severely obese adolescents commonly experience one or more serious medical comorbidities, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension as well as psychosocial comorbidities such as depression, disordered eating behaviour, anxiety and low self-esteem. The aims of this review are to examine the… CONTINUE READING