Comparing Outcomes of Two Types of Bariatric Surgery in an Adolescent Obese Population: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass versus Sleeve Gastrectomy

Background: Obesity is prevalent among adolescents and is associated with serious health consequences. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) and Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG) are bariatric procedures that cause significant weight loss in adults and are increasingly being performed in adolescents with morbid obe...

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Main Authors: Giovana D Maffazioli, Fatima Cody Stanford, Karen J Campoverde Reyes, Takara L Stanley, Vibha Singhal, Kathleen E Corey, Janey Sue Pratt, Miriam A Bredella, Madhusmita Misra
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2016-07-01
Series:Frontiers in Pediatrics
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