Slow progress of bariatric surgery in Thailand: surgeons' opinions.

@article{Pongchairerks2009SlowPO,
  title={Slow progress of bariatric surgery in Thailand: surgeons' opinions.},
  author={Paisal Pongchairerks},
  journal={Asian journal of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={205-15}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the rapid popularity of bariatric surgery in many countries, this type of surgery has not become very prevalent in Thailand. The purpose of this study was to find out the attitude of Thai general surgeons regarding the advisability of bariatric surgery to obese people. METHODS Questionnaires were sent to 500 general surgeons asking… CONTINUE READING