Quality of life: cost and future of bariatric surgery.

  title={Quality of life: cost and future of bariatric surgery.},
  author={Edward H. Livingston and Aaron S. Fink},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={138 4},
O besity is increasing in epidemic proportions internationally. 1 Health care costs for the treatment of obesity and its complications have also increased. Recent estimates are that $70 billion or 9.4% of all health care costs are attributable to treating obesity and obesity-related complications. As the population’s weight has become heavier, the prevalence of morbid obesity has dramatically increased. Morbid obesity is associated with significant medical complications such as sleep apnea… CONTINUE READING
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