TITLE

Trends in bariatric surgery in Canada, 1993-2003

AUTHOR(S)
Padwal, Raj S.; Lewanczuk, Richard Z.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 6, p735
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents statistical information on the annual number of bariatric surgeries in Canada, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information Discharge Abstract Database. Increase in the number of the surgery from 2000-2003; Percentage of baseline body weight that patients lose; Explanation on bariatric surgery.
ACCESSION #
16308376

 

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