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Metabolic surgery – indications, procedures and outcome

Felix B Langer, Gerhard Prager
Published in : HAMDAN MEDICAL JOURNAL ; Vol 8, No 1 (2015)
DOI : 10.7707/hmj.432


Bariatric and metabolic surgery has become the most effective treatment for achieving stable weight loss and metabolic improvements in morbidly obese patients. This reviews summarizes the most commonly performed bariatric procedures used today, their indications and contraindications and provides recently published data on the metabolic outcome in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients.


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