Why the NHS should do more bariatric surgery; how much should we do?

Richard Welbourn*, Carel W. Le Roux, Amanda Owen-Smith, Sarah Wordsworth, Jane M. Blazeby

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberi1472
Number of pages5
JournalBMJ
Volume353
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2016

Structured keywords

  • Centre for Surgical Research

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