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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The authors thank R. Boles for his careful review of this manuscript and thoughtful input into its content.
The authors declare no competing interests.
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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