Study: Patients with severe obesity undergo bariatric surgery too late

Source: Medical Xpress

Patients in Scotland who are being assessed for weight loss surgery are older and have a higher weight than the international average, according to a new study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • The American Board of Surgery
  • American Medical Association