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Delaying bariatric surgery until higher weight may result in poorer outcomes

07:00 EDT 26 Jul 2017 | Medical Xpress

Obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery were more like to achieve a body mass index (BMI) of less than 30 one year after surgery if they had a BMI of less than 40 before surgery, according to a study published by JAMA Surgery.

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