Surgery for the treatment of obesity in children and adolescents.

@article{Ells2015SurgeryFT,
  title={Surgery for the treatment of obesity in children and adolescents.},
  author={Louisa Jane Ells and Emma Mead and Greg Atkinson and Eva Corpeleijn and Katharine Roberts and Russell M. Viner and Louise A. Baur and Maria-Inti Metzendorf and Bernd Richter},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={6},
  pages={
          CD011740
        }
}
BACKGROUND Child and adolescent overweight and obesity have increased globally, and are associated with significant short and long term health consequences. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of surgical interventions for treating obesity in childhood and adolescence. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE as well as LILACS, ICTRP Search Portal and ClinicalTrials.gov (all from database inception to March 2015). References of identified studies and systematic… 

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