Bariatric surgery halves heart attack risk
Mohammed after losing 48 Kg’s following Gastric Sleeve Surgery in France
Bariatric surgery is a procedure carried out on people who are obese. An example of this is the insertion of a gastric band
The scientists believe that these findings suggest that weight loss surgery ‘should be considered in obese patients who have a high risk of heart disease’.
Details of these findings are published in the International Journal of Cardiology
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