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The current paradigm of bariatric surgery in adolescents

Severe obesity in adolescents affects their health and quality of life. Currently, metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) is the only effective intervention, but only a limited number of individuals undergo MBS procedures. Therefore, vigorous research in MBS is a priority for the benefit of adolescents with obesity.

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Inge, T.H., Ryder, J.R. The current paradigm of bariatric surgery in adolescents. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 20, 1–2 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41575-022-00713-8

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