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Surgery prolongs life in obese people

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39317.454063.80 (Published 30 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:421

Two new studies show that bariatric surgery helps people to lose weight and reduces long term mortality. Ten years after baseline in a prospective cohort study of men with body mass index (BMI) 34 or above and women 38 or above, those who opted for …

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