Change in fracture risk and fracture pattern after bariatric surgery: nested case-control study

@inproceedings{Rousseau2016ChangeIF,
  title={Change in fracture risk and fracture pattern after bariatric surgery: nested case-control study},
  author={Catherine Rousseau and Sonia Jean and Philippe Gamache and S. J. Robert Roger Lebel and Fabrice Mac-Way and Laurent D Biertho and La{\"e}titia Michou and Claudia Gagnon},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE  To investigate whether bariatric surgery increases the risk of fracture. DESIGN  Retrospective nested case-control study. SETTING  Patients who underwent bariatric surgery in the province of Quebec, Canada, between 2001 and 2014, selected using healthcare administrative databases. PARTICIPANTS  12 676 patients who underwent bariatric surgery, age and sex matched with 38 028 obese and 126 760 non-obese controls. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES  Incidence and sites of fracture in… CONTINUE READING
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