Long-Term Outcome of Bariatric Surgery in Morbidly Obese Adolescents: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 950 Patients with a Minimum of 3 years Follow-Up.

@article{Shoar2017LongTermOO,
  title={Long-Term Outcome of Bariatric Surgery in Morbidly Obese Adolescents: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 950 Patients with a Minimum of 3 years Follow-Up.},
  author={S. Khosravi Shoar and Habibollah Mahmoudzadeh and Mohammad Naderan and Shahram Bagheri-Hariri and Catherine Wong and Ahmad Shahabeddin Parizi and Nasrin Shoar},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 12},
  pages={3110-3117}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity in pediatric and adolescent population has reached a universal pandemic. This study aimed to summarize the literature on the longest available outcome of bariatric surgery in morbidly obese adolescents. METHODS A systematic review was conducted to pool available data on the longest available (>3 years) weight loss and comorbidity resolution outcome in adolescent bariatric surgery. RESULTS A total of 14 studies reporting the result of bariatric surgery after 3 years in 950… CONTINUE READING
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