Source: Annals of Surgery, 2011, 253, (3), p.484-487.
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Date of publication: March 2011.
Publication type: Systematic review.
In a nutshell: This systematic review and meta-analysis of published clinical trials related to bariatric surgery. The authors found that both gastric banding and gastric bypass surgery reduced mortality, with the latter having a greater effect upon cardio-vascular related mortality.
Length of publication: 4 pages.
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