Evaluation of gastric bypass patients 1 year after surgery: changes in quality of life and obesity-related conditions.

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BACKGROUND Obesity has recently been cited as the number one killer in the USA. This problem is both a national and regional epidemic. The health care costs of obesity and obesity-related illnesses are ever increasing, and gastric bypass surgery is becoming a popular treatment strategy. Recently, reports describe not only surgical outcomes, but also quality… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11695-008-9604-x

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