Beyond BMI: The search for better guidelines for bariatric surgery

Source:  Obesity 18 (5) 865-871

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: May 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: In the USA the prerequisite for bariatric surgery is a BMI of >35. This article argues that with evidence that bariatric surgery reduces existing comorbidities, new guidelines should be pursued.

Length of publication: 6 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

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