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Bariatric Surgery

Known as: Surgical Procedure, Bariatric, Weight Loss Surgery, Procedure, Bariatric Surgical 
Surgery performed in morbidly obese patients to help promote weight loss. The procedure aims at the reduction of the stomach size and it is usually… 
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Long‐term results from randomized, controlled trials that compare medical therapy with surgical therapy in patients… 
Review
2015
Review
2015
BackgroundThe first global survey of bariatric/metabolic surgery based on data from the nations or national groupings of the… 
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND In short-term randomized trials (duration, 1 to 2 years), bariatric surgery has been associated with improvement in… 
Review
2014
Review
2014
IMPORTANCE The prevalence of obesity and outcomes of bariatric surgery are well established. However, analyses of the surgery… 
Review
2013
Review
2013
BackgroundMetabolic/bariatric procedures for the treatment of morbid obesity, as well as for type 2 diabetes, are among the most… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular events. Weight loss might protect against cardiovascular events, but solid… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND To improve decision making in the treatment of extreme obesity, the risks of bariatric surgical procedures require… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Obesity is associated with increased mortality. Weight loss improves cardiovascular risk factors, but no prospective… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Weight loss is associated with short-term amelioration and prevention of metabolic and cardiovascular risk, but… 
Review
2004