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Use of metabolic and bariatric surgery among youth

JAMA Pediatrics

2023-05-30
(Press-News.org) About The Study: Use of and access to metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) have increased among U.S. youth and among most racial and ethnic groups. Compared with 2015-2019, MBS use in youths increased significantly in 2020-2021 during the first 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic. In contrast, MBS rates in adults decreased in 2020. 

Authors: Sarah E. Messiah, Ph.D., of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health—Dallas Campus, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2023.0803)

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[Press-News.org] Use of metabolic and bariatric surgery among youth
JAMA Pediatrics