Bariatric surgery: One answer to an increasing problem

Karen D. Libsch, Nicholas J. Zyromski, Troy Duininck, Michael G. Sarr

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Obesity is a public health crisis in the United States today. What is the role of bariatric surgical procedures in weight loss? Which patients are candidates- and which surgeries are associated with the best long-term outcomes?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-76
Number of pages9
JournalPatient Care
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 1 2002
Externally publishedYes


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  • Leadership and Management

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Libsch, K. D., Zyromski, N. J., Duininck, T., & Sarr, M. G. (2002). Bariatric surgery: One answer to an increasing problem. Patient Care, 36(5), 68-76.