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One-year outcomes of bariatric surgery in older adults: a case-matched analysis based on the Tehran Obesity Treatment Study

Aryannezhad et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, BFM, PBF, FFM, LBM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Iran

Journal : Surgery Today

Purpose Knowledge is limited about the efficacy, safety, and long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery in older adult patients with obesity. Methods Fifty-six patients aged≥ 60 years who underwent bariatric surgery, as either sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass, were matched for sex, baseline body mass index (BMI) and surgery type, with 112 younger controls, aged 18–60 years. We compared complications, weight loss, resolution of co-morbidities, and changes in body composition status (fat mass [FM], fat-free mass [FFM], lean mass [LM] and …
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