Cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery in Sweden: a nationwide, matched, observational cohort study.

@article{Eliasson2015CardiovascularDA,
  title={Cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery in Sweden: a nationwide, matched, observational cohort study.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Eliasson and Vasileios Liakopoulos and Stefan Franz{\'e}n and Ingmar N{\"a}slund and A M Svensson and Johan Ottosson and Soffia Gudbj{\"o}rnsd{\'o}ttir},
  journal={The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={3 11},
  pages={847-54}
}
BACKGROUND In patients with diabetes and obesity specifically, no studies have examined mortality after bariatric surgery. We did a nationwide study in Sweden to examine risks of cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with obesity and diabetes who had undergone bariatric surgery (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [RYGB]). METHODS In this nationwide, matched, observational cohort study, we merged data for patients who had undergone RYGB registered in the Scandinavian Obesity Surgery Registry… CONTINUE READING
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