American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery position statement on long-term survival benefit after metabolic and bariatric surgery

Julie Kim, Dan Eisenberg, Dan Azagury, Ann Rogers, Guilherme M. Campos

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Abstract

Preamble The following position statement has been issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in response to numerous inquiries made to the Society by patients, physicians, society members, hospitals, health insurance payors, the media, and others regarding the benefit of metabolic and bariatric surgery on long-term survival. An overview of the current available published peer-reviewed scientific evidence is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)453-459
Number of pages7
JournalSurgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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