[PDB13] Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in China: Efficacy of Minimally Invasive Procedures
2012 Value in health
Wojciechowski, P. | Metz, L. | Neoh, K. | Caban, A. | Gaweska, M. | Gomulka, A. | Plisko, R. | Wladysiuk, M. | Rys, P. |
Growing rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are major health problems in China. Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment for patients with clinically severe obesity additionally improving co-morbidities, while metabolic surgery is a procedure aimed at resolution of T2DM. The main objective of our study was to assess the efficacy of both procedures performed on Chinese population.