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Obesity surgery in adults

Practice guidelines - Posted on Jun 22 2009

The objectives of these guidelines are :

1. to improve the long-term efficacy of obesity surgery and reduce the incidence of complications through :

  • better selection, information and preparation of patients,

  • choice of the technique that provides the best benefit/risk ratio in the patients selected, 

  • better definition of the members and role of the multidisciplinary team ;

2. to reduce the severity of complications through early detection and management.


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