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Long-term outcomes of metabolic and bariatric surgery in adolescents with severe obesity with a follow-up of at least 5 years: A systematic review

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posted by Research Admin on 2018-10-29 19:26:12.665

This systematic review examines the outcomes of metabolic and bariatric (MBS) surgery in adolescents with a follow-up of at least 5 years.

The highlights of the article are given as:

  • "Mean percent excess BMI loss of 67 % after ≥5 years of follow-up
  • High remission rate for type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia
  • High prevalence of iron deficiency and anemia
  • Quality of the evidence ranged from very low to moderate".

To read the full abstract and for information on how to access the full text, go to: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2018.10.016 or contact your DHB library, or organisational or local library for assistance. 

Ruiz-Cota, P., et al. (2018). Long-term outcomes of metabolic and bariatric surgery in adolescents with severe obesity with a follow-up of at least 5 years: A systematic review. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases [Epub ahead of print].