The number of people getting bariatric surgery is falling despite rising rates of obesity and diabetes. Richard Welbourn and colleagues examine why and argue that better access has potential to reduce long term costs of care.
- Centre for Surgical Research
Welbourn, R., Le Roux, C. W., Owen-Smith, A., Wordsworth, S., & Blazeby, J. M. (2016). Why the NHS should do more bariatric surgery; how much should we do? BMJ, 353, [i1472]. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1472