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A narrative review of bariatric surgery in Indigenous peoples

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 29 November 2018


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

Year of Publication



Obesity Research & Clinical Practice [Epub ahead of print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status



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

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