Changes in bariatric surgery procedure use in Michigan, 2006-2013.

@article{Reames2014ChangesIB,
  title={Changes in bariatric surgery procedure use in Michigan, 2006-2013.},
  author={Bradley N. Reames and Jonathan F. Finks and Daniel Bacal and Arthur M. Carlin and Justin B. Dimick},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2014},
  volume={312 9},
  pages={959-61}
}
Changes in Bariatric Surgery Procedure Use in Michigan, 2006-2013 Bariatric surgery is the most effective therapy available for significant and sustainable weight loss in patients with morbid obesity.1,2 As a result of the increasing prevalence of obesity, improvements in perioperative safety, and expanded insurance coverage, bariatric surgery use has increased during the last decade.3,4 Changes in procedure use over time reflect emerging evidence regarding the comparative safety and… CONTINUE READING

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