[PDB8] Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in India: Efficacy and Safety of Minimally Invasive Procedures
2012 Value in health
Wojciechowski, P. | Metz, L. | Mapari, J. | Jain, M. | Neoh, K. | Caban, A. | Gaweska, M. | Gomulka, A. | Plisko, R. | Wladysiuk, M. | Rys, P. |
Safety, surgery, Value,
Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are major health issues in developing countries contributing to increased morbidity and mortality. Bariatric surgery is an effective procedure leading to durable weight loss in morbidly obese patients, while metabolic surgery aims at resolving T2DM. The objective of our study was to assess the efficacy and safety of those procedures in Indians.