Study backs safety of weight-loss surgery for obese teens

11/4/2013 | HealthDay News

A study of about 250 severely obese teens who underwent various types of weight-loss surgery found that none of the patients died during their initial hospital stay or within a month of the procedure. Researchers also found that major complications occurred in only 8% of patients, while minor complications were seen in 15%. The findings were published on the website of JAMA Pediatrics.

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