Is there a place for bariatric surgery in treating childhood obesity?

Shield, J. P. H.; Crowne, E.; Morgan, J.
May 2008
Archives of Disease in Childhood;May2008, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p369
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on bariatric surgery among obese children in the Great Britain. An overview of its discussion is offered. The authors believe that bariatric surgery offers the best chance of preventing longer term obesity-related mortality and morbidity. In relation, an overview of the current National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for surgery in adults and children is provided.


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