[Bariatric surgery in teenagers].
- Published Article
La Revue du praticien
- Publication Date
Jun 01, 2015
Bariatric surgery in teen-agers is increasing. This surgical option in the severely obese adolescent raises a series of questions on clinical pathway and ethics. It should be realized in highly specialized centers gathering skills in bariatric surgery, pediatric endocrinology and nutrition and psychology. It is a longstanding multifocal and proactive management including the transition to adulthood. Expert centers should be identified.
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