Bariatric Surgery in Children: Is This the Right Approach?

Bariatric Surgery in Children:

Bariatric Surgery Hospital in Le Havre France

Bariatric Surgery Hospital in Le Havre France

Is Bariatric Surgery the Right Approach?

Recently published studies suggest that the rate of severe childhood obesity has doubled in the past decade. For example, data on approximately 26,000 children in the United States who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey indicate that the rates of overweight and obesity have continued to rise since 1999, and most concerning is the fact that there has been a significant increase in the number of children with severe forms of obesity, those whose body mass index (BMI) measured 120%-140% higher than children of average healthy

 

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