Risk of suicide after long-term follow-up from bariatric surgery.

@article{Tindle2010RiskOS,
  title={Risk of suicide after long-term follow-up from bariatric surgery.},
  author={Hilary Aurora Tindle and Bennet I. Omalu and Anita P Courcoulas and Marsha D. Marcus and Jennifer Hammers and Lewis H. Kuller},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={123 11},
  pages={
          1036-42
        }
}
PURPOSE Bariatric surgery is recognized as the treatment of choice for class III obesity (body mass index ≥40) and has been increasingly recommended for obese patients. Prior research has suggested an excess of deaths due to suicide following bariatric surgery, but few large long-term follow-up studies exist. We examined postbariatric surgery suicides by time since operation, sex, age, and suicide death rates as compared with US suicide rates. METHODS Medical data following bariatric… CONTINUE READING
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