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Adolescent bariatric surgery.

This article reviews the demographics and health implications of adolescent obesity, describes the most common adolescent bariatric surgical procedures and their outcomes, discusses the ethical issues involved in elective surgery in this population, and outlines the key components of an adolescent bariatric surgical program.
PMID: 22054157 [PubMed – in process] (Source: The Surgical Clinics of North America)

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