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Obesity in children: bariatric surgery

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INTRODUCTION: The prevalence of childhood obesity in the UK and in many countries worldwide remains high. Behavioural interventions to modify lifestyle, such as diet and physical activity, usually form part of weight management strategies for obese children. Whether or not surgical interventions are effective and safe in treating childhood obesity is unclear. METHODS AND OUTCOMES: We conducted a systematic overview, aiming to answer the following clinical question:What are the effects of surg...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Clinical Evidence More from this journal
Volume:
10
Article number:
325
Publication date:
2015-01-01
ISSN:
1752-8526
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pubs:574803
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uuid:6b7a4c91-cab9-4fa1-ad8e-3c12dd61716d
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pubs:574803
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574803
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2015-11-24

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