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A narrative review of bariatric surgery in Indigenous peoples

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 29 November 2018

Authors

Jamie-Lee Rahiri
Jason Tuhoe
Andrew D. MacCormick
Andrew Hill
Matire Harwood

Year of Publication

2018

Source

Obesity Research & Clinical Practice [Epub ahead of print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

In this systematic review, the authors sought to examine studies investigating bariatric surgery in Indigenous peoples and provide a simple framework to use in future research. Six articles were included. The authors found "Indigenous peoples had lower access to bariatric surgery and in one study had greater weight loss in comparison to non-Indigenous peoples."

Type of Study

Systematic review

How to Access

To read the full abstract and for information on how to access the full text, go to: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2018.11.240 or contact your DHB library, local or organisational library for assistance.