Post-surgery adherence to scheduled visits and compliance, more than personality disorders, predict outcome of bariatric restrictive surgery in morbidly obese patients.

@article{Pontiroli2007PostsurgeryAT,
  title={Post-surgery adherence to scheduled visits and compliance, more than personality disorders, predict outcome of bariatric restrictive surgery in morbidly obese patients.},
  author={Antonio E Pontiroli and Andrea Fossati and Paola Vedani and Monica Fiorilli and Franco Folli and Michele Paganelli and Monica Maria De Marchi and Cesare Maffei},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 11},
  pages={1492-7}
}
BACKGROUND With bariatric restrictive procedures a major issue is predictors of clinical outcome; non-surgical (compliance) and psychological factors might play a role in long term-results of bariatric surgery. We evaluated a set of predictors of short-term and long-term clinical outcome including psychiatric and psychological variables, as well as measures… CONTINUE READING